Of such we may cite tuberculosis of the larynx, formerly as incurable as distressing; and "adenoids" - a disease revealed by intrascopic methods - which used grievously to thwart and stifle the growth both of mind and body in children, are now promptly removed, to the infinite advantage of the rising generation.
Dora has had an operation and had tonsils and adenoids removed.
Large adenoids can impair nose breathing and require a child to breathe through the mouth.
There are two main reasons for removing the adenoids.
Throat and nose problems, such as enlarged tonsils or adenoids, and obesity, nasal polyps, and allergies may all cause or contribute to snoring.