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A Surgical Solution

Adenoidectomy, a medical procedure involving the removal of adenoids, discrete masses of tissue situated at the rear of the nasal cavity near the opening of the Eustachian tube, is employed when these adenoids become enlarged or infected, subsequently leading to various health complications.

It’s performed when enlarged or infected adenoids cause problems like:

  • Recurrent Ear Infections: Occurring due to obstructed Eustachian tubes.
  • Chronic Nasal Congestion: Resulting from obstructed nasal airflow.
  • Sleep-Disordered Breathing: Often accompanied by symptoms like snoring and sleep apnea.
  • Chronic Sinus Infections: Arising from blocked sinus drainage.

This surgical intervention is not confined to children alone; it is equally applicable to adults. The procedure unfolds under the influence of general anesthesia, with the adenoids being excised through the oral route.

The surgeon may perform the following procedures

During this surgical endeavor, several ancillary procedures may be undertaken, including:


Nasal Polyp Removal: The elimination of soft, noncancerous growths in the nasal passages or sinuses, which can incite blockages and inflammation.


Sinus Tissue Removal: Addressing the issue of thinning or damaged sinus tissue that impedes proper sinus drainage.


Sinusotomy: The expansion of sinus openings to facilitate improved drainage and ventilation.


Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS) is the hallmark of employing minimally invasive techniques, resulting in shorter recovery times and diminished postoperative discomfort.

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Tonsillectomy is more common in children.

It is noteworthy that tonsillectomy, the surgical removal of tonsils, is more frequently conducted in pediatric cases. This surgical undertaking, too, is typically conducted under the umbrella of general anesthesia. In some instances, a partial tonsillectomy, which involves the removal of only a portion of the tonsil, may be chosen as the appropriate course of action.


In practice, it is essential to emphasize that the consideration of adenoidectomy and tonsillectomy as viable solutions typically follows the exhaustion of conservative treatments, such as antibiotic therapy and symptom management. The decision to pursue these surgical interventions is a collaborative process involving consultation with an otolaryngologist, an ear, nose, and throat specialist. This decision is contingent upon the severity, frequency, and impact of adenoid or tonsil-related issues on the patient’s overall health and quality of life.

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Adenoidectomy & Tonsillectomy F.A.Q.

Here, we have summarized the most frequently asked questions to provide answers to the questions you may be curious about:

Adenoidectomy and tonsillectomy are surgical interventions carried out with the purpose of excising the adenoids and tonsils, formally referred to as adenoid and tonsil surgery.

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