My son has been suffering form adenotonsilitis. from pas few years he is on medication now the doctor has advised for surgery. his age is 4 years and 06 months only. shall i go for it or wait for some time.
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Surgery to remove tonsils (tonsillectomy) may be used to treat frequently recurring tonsillitis, chronic tonsillitis or bacterial tonsillitis that doesn't respond to antibiotic treatment. Frequent tonsillitis is generally defined as: More than seven episodes in one year, More than four to five episodes a year in each of the preceding two years, More than three episodes a year in each of the preceding three years....Consult Ent surgeon...
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