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Tonsils are removed less frequently than in the past, but removal may be necessary under specific circumstances, mainly difficulty breathing and infections.
In this segment of American Health Journal, Dr. Gupreet Ahuja, physician at CHOC Children's, describes the difference between tonsils and adenoids.
CHOC's Sleep Disorder Center specializes in diagnosing and treating sleep apnea in children.
Recommended book resource list for ill or hospitalized children, their siblings and families, with topics such as diabetes, grief, SIDS, autism, cancer, and more.
CHOC Children's ENT surgeons expertly remove tonsils and adenoids with innovative, comprehensive and clinically advanced care.
CHOC pediatric otolaryngology cares for children of all ages – from newborns to teens – with conditions of the ears, nose, throat (ENT), head and neck.
From life altering issues to day to day bumps and bruises, The experts at CHOC have an impressive amount of knowledge when it comes to your child's health.
We offer the only place in the Western United States for children to receive comprehensive and coordinated treatment for mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS).
Telemedicine, also sometimes called telehealth, is the delivery of health care services using telecommunications or electronic technology. Learn more in this health feature.
A premature baby or preemie is born before 37 weeks of gestation. They often require hospitalization. The best way for it to grow is to have the mother's milk.
Clinical trials are research projects that involves patients. Doctors conduct these trials to find out how good the drugs are or how best to use them.
When your child snores a condition called sleep apnea may be the reason. There are two types, central and obstructive. Obstructive is a greater concern.
Dr. Kevin Huoh is a board certified pediatric otolaryngologist (ENT) who treats ear, nose and throat problems in kids and performs head-and-neck surgery.
Swallowing disorders are also referred to as dysphagia, which means difficulty swallowing.
How to refer to pediatric otolaryngology, ear nose throat, ENT, head and neck surgery, CHOC Children's, Orange County
Dr. Nguyen Pham is a board certified pediatric otolaryngologist (ENT) who treats ear, nose and throat problems in kids and performs head-and-neck surgery.
Mononucleosis (called mono for short) is an illness caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), a common virus most children get exposed to at some time.
Dr. Ahuja is a board certified pediatric otolaryngologist (ENT) who treats ear, nose and throat problems in kids and performs head-and-neck surgery..