What is recommended age for tonsillectomy?

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No restrictions of age If recurrence is chronic better to advise earliest It 8s a focus of infection than no sense in keep it alive Hypertrophied tonsils are obstruction in smooth breathing hence snorring osa etc can be prevented by earliest tonsillectomy Hence i don't think it is age to be considered

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Lower age is 4+/ Upper age is 85 + / Consider comorbidity and consuming blood thinner drug in case of senior.

Lch tonsillitis can cause RHD GLOMERULONEPHRITIS SO TONSILLECTOMY IS SAFE OF DONE AFTER 3YRS OF AGE

the tonsillectomy can be conducted safely among extremely young age children = 1, 3, 5, 6, 13, 14, 21

12 TO 18 YRS ..

Rather than age, proper indication for tonsillectomy is very important.

At age 3 is ok Age2 can be done chance of mortality

Recomended criteria for tonsillectomy exist other than blockage severe enough to cause a lack of oxygen in the body and cardiopulmonary changes. recurrent throat infection <7 episodes in the last year, <5 episodes per year in the last 2 years, or <3 episodes per year in the last 3 years

10–12 years of age

Below 3 yes of age bad prognosis. Between.. 12 to 18 is ideal .

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