Recurrent tonsillitis may cause a child to miss school and fall behind in class. It may be associated with blocked nose, snoring and even sleep apnoea. Remedy is straightforward but usually surgery. Nowadays, almost bloodless surgery can be performed using modern methods in coblation, laser, etc.
Throat cancers are uncommon but need to be detected early and treatment with radiotherapy is taking precedence over surgery.
Voice problems need advanced diagnostic detection and if surgery is needed then it is a very delicate one. Laser is taking a more prominent role.