Continued Risks and Complications in Adults. A tonsillectomy is considered a safe procedure for adults. However, all surgery comes with risks. A 2014 report found that 1 in 5 adults who had their Author: Kelli Miller.
Sep 27, 2018 · Tonsillitis is more commonly seen in children, but it can occur in adults, too. We explain the symptoms, treatment options, and when to seek help for this condition.Author: Julie Marks.
Apr 02, 2013 · "Adult patients who had disabling pharyngitis [severe sore throat] involving the palatine tonsils more than three times per year benefited from tonsillectomy," said lead study author Dr. Timo Author: Healthday.
Nov 20, 2017 · Your doctor has recommended a tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy for you, a loved one, or your child. The following information is provided to help individuals prepare for surgery, and to help those involved understand more clearly the associated benefits, risks, and complications.