A 34-year-old male asked:
Son can not breathe through nose which is always congested. tonsils and a adenoids are large and surgery has been recommended. is this the only way ?
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ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 18 years experience
5.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
See below: Discuss this with your ent. Some decrease in the size of tonsils and adenoids can be expected with growing older. Some of the size increase can be treated with nasal steroids. If there is alteration of sleep cycles, or behavioral problems then surgery may be the best option.
4.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jan 25, 2017
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