Tonsillectomy in israel

Otolaryngologists at Herzliya Medical Center provide medicine of the highest order for inbound and outbound patients in the field of otolaryngology. The state-of-the-art medical institution, HMC, creates an excellent environment for the patient with dedicated staff.

Tonsillectomy is the removal of the tonsils at the back of the throat. The tonsils are pads of tissue in the shape of an oval.

Why have tonsillectomy?

  • People who experience recurring tonsillitis and no other treatment (antibiotics) helps
  • People who have sleeping disorders and their breathing is disrupted during sleep
  • Enlarged tonsils which cause difficulty in swallowing
  • Bleeding from blood vessels near the base of the tonsils
  • Cancerous tissue in the tonsils

How is tonsillectomy conducted at HMC

Tonsillectomy is performed under general anesthesia and is an outpatient procedure. Children usually stay the night in the hospital for further monitoring.

The specialist cuts the tonsils with a special tool which works on heat to destroy the tissues. The patient does not experience any pain during the operation but it is painful once the anesthesia wears off. The pain is usually in the throat, neck, ears and mouth.

In order to relieve the pain, patients receive pain killers and are advised to drink plenty of fluids, and eat soft food. It is recommended to avoid strenuous sports and rest at home for ten days.

After tonsillectomy, patients must pay attention for signs of bleeding and go to the doctor immediately.

If you cannot swallow and feel that you are dehydrating, or if you do not urinate enough (meaning that you have signs of dehydration) see the doctor.

Otolaryngologists at Herzliya Medical Center specializing in tonsillectomy demonstrate successful results.

Tonsillectomy costs are attractive in comparison to other top-notch medical centers.

Adeniodectomy is a common procedure usually performed with tonsillectomy, but is a procedure performed alone as well. It is the removal of the adenoids, a small gland behind the nose and at the top of the throat.

When someone experiences breathing problems or sinus problems and medication has no effect then the doctor can recommend having it removed.

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