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  • Tonsillectomy for Parents


    A tonsillectomy is surgery to remove the tonsils. It's one of the most common surgeries kids and teens get. Find out more.

  • Tonsillectomy for Teens


    Everybody's heard of tonsils, but not everyone knows what tonsils do in the body or why they may need to be removed. Find out here.

  • Word! Tonsillectomy for Kids


    Tonsils are those two bumps on each side of the back of your throat.

  • Having Your Tonsils Taken Out for Kids


    Sometimes tonsils need to be removed, but how is it done? Find out in this article for kids.

  • Tonsillitis for Parents


    Tonsillitis is an infection that makes tonsils swollen and red. It can cause a sore throat, fever, swollen glands, and trouble swallowing.

  • Tonsillitis for Teens


    You wake up and your throat is swollen and you have a fever. Could it be tonsillitis? Find out what tonsillitis is, how to treat it, and how to prevent it.

  • What Happens in the Operating Room? for Kids


    Surgeries and operations happen in the operating room, sometimes called the OR. Find out more in this article for kids.

  • Peritonsillar Abscess for Parents


    Older kids and teens with tonsilitis sometimes develop this painful abscess, a pus-filled tissue at the back of the mouth.

  • Adenoids and Adenoidectomies for Kids


    Just what are adenoids? And why do kids sometimes have to get their adenoids removed? Get the answers here.

  • Word! T for Kids


    Check out the medical and health terms that start with T.