Does My Child Need a Tonsillectomy? | Childhood Sleep Apnea

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Did you know your child can have sleep apnea? Symptoms of childhood sleep apnea can include snoring and restless sleep, plus many others. Like recurring tonsillitis, sleep apnea is another common reason kids have their tonsils removed. That’s because large tonsils are the most common cause of obstructive sleep apnea in children. Watch this video to learn more from Dr. Maithilee Menezes, Pediatric Otolaryngologist.

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