Years ago, young children had their tonsils removed. Surgery was once the standard treatment for tonsillitis, an inflammation of the tonsils caused by a viral or bacterial infection. It commonly occurs in preschool and school age children.
Many had their healthy tonsils removed without even having inflammation; just because the doctor recommended it.
Tonsillitis typically causes a child’s tonsils to become visibly red and swollen. You may also notice patches of white discharge on infected tonsils.
Symptoms of tonsillitis include:Read More