A 34-year-old female asked:
My child snores badly and breathes through her mouth and has restless nights every night. am i able to request that her adenoids be removed?
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Pediatrics 36 years experience
See an ENT doctor: or your pediatrician first. Your child will need to have an evaluation first, either by an ENT exam looking at the size of the adenoids with a special scope and/or a sleep study done by a sleep specialist.
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Last updated Mar 17, 2019
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