When It’s Time for Those Tonsils to Come Out

Posted by Melanie Williams, M.D. on Oct 21, 2017 8:46:00 AM

It’s never an easy decision to have your child go in for surgery. I find that parents struggle especially with tonsillectomies because there’s a perception it’s an “unnecessary” surgery. The truth is, under the right circumstances, having your child’s tonsils out may lead to a healthier, happier life in the long run. Here are some benchmarks to note when you’re trying to decide if a tonsillectomy is right for your child. 

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Topics: strep, tonsils surgery, tonsillitis

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