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Getting tonsils removed puts you at risk of flu, asthma and pneumonia

Source : 3   On   12 Jun 2018
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Removing tonsils and adenoids in childhood can put you at greater risk of diseases like asthma, influenza and pneumonia, shows this new study.
 
If you have had your tonsils removed in childhood, you may want to read this. A new study by the University of Melbourne in Australia and University of Copenhagen in Denmark found that removing tonsils and adenoids in childhood increases the risk of diseases like asthma, influenza and pneumonia. The scientists examined the long-term effects of these common paediatric surgeries for the first time.