Swollen adenoids can also cause ear problems. Why does my child need tonsil or adenoid surgery? Antibiotics usually cure a tonsil or adenoid infection. But your.
How an adenotonsillectomy is carried out
Generally, most children do well after tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy surgery. The ENT nurses will follow up with you by phone within 3 to 4 weeks after.
The tonsils are two clusters of tissue located on both sides of the back of the throat. Adenoids sit high in the throat behind the nose and the roof of the.
Your child had surgery to remove the tonsil and adenoid glands in the throat. These glands are located in the back of the throat and in the upper airway. Tonsillectomy is the removal of the tonsils. Adenoidectomy is the removal of the adenoids. Both surgeries may be done together or only one may be done. General. Everyone has small glands on each side of the throat (tonsils) and at the top of the throat behind the nose (adenoids). A tonsillectomy (ton-sil-ek-toe-mee).