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Frequent tonsillitis... am I too old to get them removed?

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Answer #1 | 21/12 2013 10:59
I had the same problem growing up. I never had a fever so the doctors wouldnt remove them. Just after my 18th birthday I came down with a fever and inflamed tonsils so they finally took them out. The surgery was outpatient and it took about a week to recover fully.
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