They may not pose a serious health risk. But these small bits of tissue can cause unpleasant problems. Learn how to prevent tonsil stones and what to do if they become bothersome.
Many adults actually can find relief from a chronic sore throat by getting their tonsils out. It’s not just a treatment for kids.
Knowing what tonsils and adenoids do and why doctors sometimes take them out can help you decide if surgery is the right call for your child (or for you).