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Re: Big Adenoids

Re: Big Adenoids

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Posted by Lynn on April 29, 2000 at 10:20:11:

In Reply to: Big Adenoids posted by Skye on April 28, 2000 at 16:36:23:

HI
I had my tonsils and adenoids removed at the age of 20. It greatly reduced the number of infections I was getting, so it was truly worthwhile. My "room mate" in the hospital was a 12 year old. She was eating hamburgers the next day while I was still on jello and pudding, but recovery was really not that difficult. That was 22 years ago, so you'd think that technology, etc. would have come a long way since then. I wouldn't be overly concerned. I'm sure you will do well.
Also, when my younger son was 5, he had his adenoids removed due to obstruction. This helped (to a degree)with his sleep apnea. We were told that since you are getting the adenoids removed, you might as well have tonsils removed at the same time.
Best wishes, hope all goes well as it did for us. Post back and let us know how you did.
Lynn


: Hi everyone I was diagnosed as having big adenoids in November of this year and will undergo surgery to
: remove them on May 9th I know this is a minor procedure in children but what about adults I am twenty-two
: years old. Please help I am really nervous abou this surgery.
: Skye




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