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3 Reasons Your ENT Doctor May Recommend a Tonsillectomy

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Has your child suffered from chronic throat infections, sleep apnea, or has difficulty with swallowing? Many parents wonder if a tonsillectomy is the next step. For some children, it brings much-needed relief and can drastically improve their quality of life.

Your Child's Healthy Tonsils

For most children, their healthy tonsils keep harmful viruses and bacteria from entering the body. Tonsils help activate immune system responses to fight off germs that could otherwise cause disease. Keeping healthy tonsils intact is always the best course of action.