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Redundant tissue on tonsil ?

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What does it mean to have redundant tissue on the tonsil? Is this normal? I can't find any information about it anywhere.
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replied October 22nd, 2008
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Hi colormepink!

"Redundant" means extra, or unneeded. So it seems that you have some extra tissue on your tonsils. If it's not causing you any discomfort or infection, I don't think that it's very much to worry about. However, you might be interested in reading about tonsils issues here:

http://www.entnet.org/HealthInformation/to nsilsAdenoids.cfm
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