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Does Tonsillectomy Increase Your Risk of Infections?

Does Tonsillectomy Increase Your Risk of Infections? One of the most common questions I get asked by parents is, “Don’t the tonsils and adenoids help to fight infections?” My usual response is that yes, they are part of the immune system, but only a small part. There are thousands of lymphoid tissues and glands spread […]

7 Sleep Apnea Surgery Myths [Podcast 50]

7 Sleep Apnea Surgery Myths [Podcast 50] In this episode, Kathy and I will dispel 7 of the most common myths about sleep apnea surgery. Download mp3  |  Subscribe UPPP doesn’t work Tonsils should not be removed since they help fight infections UPPP causes swallowing problems UPPP makes CPAP impossible to use CPAP is always […]

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