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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Trigg
Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Infection: Adenoids are lymphatic tissue that help to fight off infections. They become enlarged usually during upper respiratory, ear, and sinus infections. All... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Trigg
Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Nasal congestion: Adenoids sit behind the nose. In children enlarged adenoids are somewhat common and can result in nasal congestion, post nasal drip, runny nose, and c... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Trigg
Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Not necessarily: Enlarged tonsils and adenoids in children is a common finding. Unless the tonsils and adenoids are causing more problems than they are worth (labored ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Trigg
Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Maybe: A typical workup for this would include an MRI of the brain and possibly a ct scan of the ear bones. A full workup (history and physical) is necessary... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Trigg
Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Possibly: Food sensitivity can increase the likelihood of reflux or a reflux-like condition that can irritate the back of the throat and nose (where the adenoid... Read More
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