December 26, 2017

Side Effects of Getting Tonsils Removed

Frequent sore throats or tonsils that are so large they interfere with swallowing or breathing are typical reasons why a health care provider might recommend removing the tonsils. While tonsil removal surgery — a tonsillectomy — typically lasts only 30 to 45 minutes, the recovery period is usually about 2 weeks. During this time, it’s common to experience a variety of symptoms. Some symptoms, like throat pain, are to be