ID: 3218

The tonsils are glands in the back of the throat that are a part of the lymphatic system. Healthy tonsils help trap bacteria. But when they become infected, enlarged, or diseased, the tonsils can do more harm than good. In these circumstances, doctors may recommend undergoing a tonsillectomy to alleviate symptoms and eradicate infection or…

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ID: 3207
Sinus Surgery

Sinus surgery is an effective means of treating chronic sinusitis that has not responded to more conservative treatments, such as antibiotics, nasal steroid sprays, anti-histamines, and nasal irrigation. When performing a sinus surgery, a doctor will use special tools to enlarge small sinus openings, re-route sinus pathways, and remove diseased tissues that prevent normal drainage.…

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