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Removing Your Tonsils Is a Bad Idea

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola Fact Checked

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Story at-a-glance

  • A tonsillectomy (removing your tonsils located on each side of the back of your throat) is one of the more common childhood surgeries; once thought to be redundant tissue, research demonstrates tonsils are integral to the development of the immune system


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