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Why do people get tonsillectomy?

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The most common reason for removing tonsils is tonsil-enlargement (hypertrophy) that causes obstructive symptoms such as snoring, sleep apnea, and trouble swallowing.

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Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on March 31, 2019

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The Mayo Clinic.

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on March 31, 2019

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