Adenoidectomy with obstructive sleep apnea: Caring for your child after the operation

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Children undergoing an adenoidectomy with obstructive sleep apnea require extra attention following surgery. Read about adenoidectomy and recovery.

Key points

  • Your child will have an operation to remove their enlarged adenoids.
  • You child will be asleep and feel no pain when the adenoids are removed.
  • Most children can go home the morning after the operation.
  • It will take a few days before your child can return to their regular activities and diet.
Last updated: April 10th 2024