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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, describes the difference between tonsils and adenoids.
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 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 throughout Orange County, Mission Viejo, and surrounding areas.
At the CHOC Sleep Center, our multidisciplinary team specializes in diagnosing and treating children with obstructive sleep apnea.
We offer the only place in the Western United States for children to receive comprehensive and coordinated treatment for mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS).
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.
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.
Telemedicine, also sometimes called telehealth, is the delivery of health care services using telecommunications or electronic technology. Learn more in this health feature.
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.
How to refer to pediatric otolaryngology, ear nose throat, ENT, head and neck surgery, CHOC, Orange County
CHOC offers CT scan just for kids. Radiation doses on our equipment can be up to 50 percent lower than adult facilities.
Swallowing disorders are also referred to as dysphagia, which means difficulty swallowing.
How to refer to pediatric pulmonology, pulmonary, CHOC, Orange County
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 otolaryngologist (ENT) who treats ear, nose and throat problems in kids and performs head-and-neck surgery.
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.