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Think Twice About Tonsil, Adenoid Removal

November 27, 2018

From the WebMD website

Having  removed in childhood is supposed to end chronic earaches and breathing problems. But what if it also increases risk of respiratory infections?

“We found that long-term risks of diseases — in particular respiratory, allergic and infectious diseases — were substantially increased after surgery up to 30 years of age,” said Sean Byars, lead researcher of a new study.

Those respiratory diseases include asthma and pneumonia, the study authors said.

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