What You Need to KnowAdenoid and tonsil hypertrophy occurs when the adenoids and tonsils become enlarged.
Adenoid and tonsil hypertrophy may cause nasal obstruction, recurrent sinusitis, post nasal drip and other symptoms.
The precise cause is unknown although it is often thought to “run in the family."
Prevention and Treatments
Treatment for symptomatic adenoid and tonsil hypertrophy is surgical excision.
Frequently Asked Questions
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