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Can Tonsils Grow Back After Removal? by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 13 Oct 2010 6:55pm Tonsillectomy is one of the most common surgical procedures that’s performed today. One question that I’m often asked is, can it grow back? The answer is…it depends. Overall, once you take out all your tonsils, it’s unlikely to come back. However, if you’ve only had most or some of your tonsils removed, as long as there’s inflammation, there’s ... Read on »
Can Tonsils Grow Back After Removal? by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 24 Jun 2010 3:04am My son Jonas had his tonsils taken out about 5 years ago. Initially, his sleep quality improved dramatically, and his snoring disappeared. These days, I hear him snore occasionally, and he does seem tired, but only when he doesn't sleep long enough. Does this mean that his tonsils have grown back? The short answer is no. When you take out y ... Read on »
No Surgery for Moderate Tonsillitis, New Guidelines Say by HealthFinder Posted Thu 06 Jan 2011 12:00pm healthnewslink Experts draft standards to help doctors identify, manage tonsillectomy patients. By Ellin Holohan HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Latest results of HPA study on vCJD-related abnormal prion proteins in extracted tonsils by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 May 2009 11:25pm Latest results of HPA study on vCJD-related abnormal prion proteins in extracted tonsils In 2004, the Health Protection Agency launched the National Anonymous Tissue Archive (NATA) to determine prevalence of asymptomatic vCJD in the population by looking for the prion protein associated with vCJD in extracted tonsils. The tonsils are one of th ... Read on »
Hot Tonsil by ANNGREGORY74 Patient Expert Posted Sun 25 May 2014 11:00pm Chris here -  I haven't blogged in a long time - and frankly I've enjoyed it.  The activity on this blog is in direct inverse proportion to Ann's health.  So less blogging means no cancer.  Well until last week that is. Dr. G, Ann's Otolaryngologist at MDA (who also performed the surgery on her tongue) called her the other day and gave her ... Read on »
Tonsillectomies, Tonsils And Strep Throat by Mandy .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 7:26pm 1 Comment It is strep throat season and long gone are the days when doctors scheduled Tonsillectomies on a regular basis. Being a mother of three children, I have seen my fill of Strep Throat. My oldest and my youngest were the main ones to get strep. My oldest (daughter) had it constantly when she was little as young as two years. The first time ... Read on »
Health Tips for Tonsillitis, Back Pain and Anaemia by Niyaprakash Patient Expert Posted Sun 15 Mar 2009 3:36pm Recovery Diet for Tonsillitis After the acute symptoms of tonsillitis are over, the patient should adopt an all-fruit diet for further three or four days. In this regimen, three meals of fresh, juicy fruits such as apples, grapes, grapefruit, oranges, pears, pineapple, peaches and melon may be taken. The juice of fresh pineapple is ... Read on »
Do You Really Grow Out Of Your Tonsils? The Possible Link Between Sleep Apnea and Autism by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 18 Jan 2010 7:00am 1 Comment In the 1950s to 1970s, it used to be a rite of passage for young children to get their tonsils taken out. These days, we're a lot more conservative with tonsillectomy, and frequently, parents are told that their child will grow out of their tonsils. While this is true in some cases, there's a consequence to the watching and waiting option.  ... Read on »
Large-scale immunohistochemical examination for lymphoreticular prion protein in tonsil specimens collected in Britain by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 05 Oct 2010 8:17am 05 Oct 2010 14:46 HPA - Study results are consistent with earlier estimates of vCJD prion prevalence in Britain The Health Protection Agency (HPA) and the UCL Institute of Neurology have conducted a sensitive examination of tonsil specimens to detect the presence of the variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD) related prion protein, and fou ... Read on »
Fee-For-Service Medicine: Hold on to your Tonsils! by MKirschMD Posted Thu 17 Dec 2009 7:36pm Last week, I bravely expressed vigorous support for medical rationing . No one has yet sent the ‘death panels’ after me and I still have a pulse. This week, emboldened by my continued survival, I tread again into dangerous terrain. I will offer support for another policy that is accused of being the cause of ongoing hemorrhage of ... Read on »