A 47-year-old member asked:
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Can removing your tonsils cure snoring?

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Dr. Arnon Rubin
23 years experience in Internal Medicine
Possibly: In some people removing their tonsils can cure snoring. This is true if the tonsils are enlarged and crowding the back of the throat. Unfortunately, in most people snoring comes from the posterior pharynx (deeper in the throat) and snoring will persist if ones tonsils are removed.
Answered on Jan 26, 2017
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