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tonsillitis question

I would like to know if cronic (chronic) tonsillitis, (to the point that a tonsillectomy is required) is hereditary?
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hi,recurrent tonsillitis or inflammation of the tonsils might have a strong genetic link.A study was done to find out the link, it showed possible genetic predisposition related with recurrent tonsillitis.

Please click on the link http://archotol.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/131/5/383 for more information.
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