Adults have their tonsils taken out, too. WebMD explains why you might need a tonsillectomy and how the recovery differs between kids and.
"Adult patients who had disabling pharyngitis [severe sore throat] involving the palatine tonsils more than three times per year benefited from.
The problem is more common in children because the immune system function of tonsils is most active before puberty. Also, unlike an adult's.
The tonsils and adenoids are in the throat. Your doctor did the surgery through your mouth. Most adults have a lot of throat pain for 1 to 2 weeks or longer.
Adult Tonsillectomy. Open mouth showing inflamed tonsils. The tonsils are 2 small masses of tissue at the back of the throat. They are part of the body's immune.