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.