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Somnoplasty is a procedure that reduces snoring by removing tissues of the uvula and soft palate. Complications include prolonged pain, infection, bleeding, or impaired hearing, nasal regurgitation, failure to cure sleep apnea, and failure to eliminate snoring.

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