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Tonsillectomy (Tonsils Removal) Surgery in Hyderabad

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Tonsillectomy: Tonsils are two oval-shaped pads of tissues (lymphatic glands) on either side of your throat (in the posterior part of the throat). Tonsillitis is an inflammation of these tissues. Infections of the tonsils are known as tonsillitis. Both viral and bacterial infections can cause tonsillitis.

Tonsils help fight infections, but sometimes, tonsils too get infected. Usually, tonsillitis is a very common problem in children, but it can also affect adults.

Tonsillectomy surgery cost in Hyderabad

Tonsillectomy (Tonsils Removal) Surgery in Hyderabad: Frequent infections of the tonsils is the reason for the surgery. Tonsillectomy is the surgical removal of Tonsils. It will resolve breathing trouble and sleep apnea in children if it is due to swollen tonsils.

Recurrent or frequent episodes of tonsillitis mean minimum three to seven episodes in the preceding year or during the past one, two or three years.

Symptoms of Tonsillitis

  • Swelling of the neck in the region of Tonsils
  • Neck pain and neck stiffness
  • Lethargy (lack of energy)
  • Malaise (feeling of discomfort)
  • Body pains
  • Sore throat
  • Pain in the throat
  • Fever
  • Difficulty in swallowing (Odynophagia)
  • Speaking difficulty
  • Halitosis (Bad breath)
  • Drooling of saliva in children.

Signs of Tonsillitis

  • Redness in your throat
  • Tonsils covered with a whitish or yellow coating

Diagnosis of Tonsillitis

  • Physical examination using a lighted instrument
  • Throat swab
  • CBC-Complete blood picture

Indications for Tonsillectomy

Tonsils play an important role in your immunity and immune system. Tonsils house WBC, which helps you fight infections; hence your doctor will find other options to preserve your Tonsils. However, surgery is a must if you have one of the following conditions-

  • Recurrent Tonsillitis (occurring more than seven times in one year)
  • Bacterial infections that have not improved with treatment
  • A peritonsillar abscess that has not improved with medications or drainage procedure
  • Difficulty in breathing due to swollen tonsils
  • Loud snoring
  • Sleep apnea (stoppage of breathing during sleep)
  • Bleeding from Tonsils
  • Cancer of Tonsils

Preparing for a Tonsillectomy

Talk to your doctor about all medicines that you are taking because anti-inflammatory medicines such as aspirin can increase the risk of bleeding during surgery. It is better to stop such medicines two weeks before the procedure.

You should talk to your ENT surgeon regarding adverse reactions to anaesthetics or if you have known allergy or a family history of bleeding disorders.

An empty stomach reduces the chances of feeling nauseous from the anaesthesia. Therefore, your surgeon instructs you to fast after midnight on the day before surgery.

Tonsillectomy Procedure

There are several procedures for Tonsillectomy. One standard method is called “cold knife dissection.” In this technique, your surgeon removes tonsils with a scalpel. Electro-cauterization is another procedure for tonsillectomy.

Other methods that involve Lasers, ultrasonic vibrations using sound waves, radiofrequency ablation are also available. Tonsillectomies usually take about half-an-hour.

Tonsillectomy Surgery cost in Hyderabad

Tonsils surgery cost in Hyderabad: Depending on different types of procedures, Tonsillectomy (surgery) cost in Hyderabad varies between Rs. 20000 to Rs. 60000.  Tonsils and adenoid surgery cost in Hyderabad also vary in different hospitals.

Tonsillectomy Recovery

Recovery can take one to two weeks. You may experience pain during recovery after Tonsillectomy.

You might have a sore throat and pain after surgery.  You may also have neck, ears and jaw pain.

Postoperative Instructions

Take a lot of rest, especially in the first two to three days after surgery.


Keep yourself hydrated – drink plenty of water. For early recovery, the ideal foods should always be warm and clear broths.

You can add ice cream, pudding, and other soft foods after a couple of days. Avoid hard, crunchy, or spicy food for several days after a tonsillectomy.


The doctor will prescribe you different medicines for all your symptoms. Take your medication as prescribed.

Contact your doctor immediately if you experience any bleeding or difficulty in breathing two weeks after Tonsillectomy. Snoring for the first two weeks after surgery is normal.

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