Basically Tonsillectomy is not an illness or disease but a surgical procedure involved in removing the tonsils from the throat. Symptoms that show the requirement of Tonsillectomy includes acute pain in the tonsils area, pus or oozing of liquid, bleeding from the tonsils, acute swelling in the area and also extremely swollen glands that reveal the threat of other things.
HOW IS TONSILLECTOMY DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis is done by an ENT who does a regular throat checkup followed with tissue scan if needed check for otters diseases.
HOW IS TONSILLECTOMY TREATED?
The procedure of Tonsillectomy is suggested if other conventional remedies like use of antibiotics, NSAIDS, doing salt water gargle, etc. don't tend to work. The process can be done via cold knife (steel) dissection or cauterization or even Ultrasonic vibration.
DID YOU KNOW?
Tonsillectomy may also be performed a treatment for breathing problems such as sleep apnea or heavy snoring.