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can you see your adenoids

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lutz
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Adenoids: You do mean adenoids that are associated with your tonsils, if so then i suggest an ent.

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phil Zapanta
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
ENT: An otolaryngology - head and neck surgeon (aka ENT for ear, nose, and throat) would be more than capable to take care of your tonsils and adenoid prob ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
Unlikely: unlikely but possible. Most likely what you're seeing is some scar tissue or at the side of the surgery. If concern, please see your ENT surgeon for e ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
ENT doctor: See an ENT physician. They will be listed under otolaryngologist in the yellow pages. Or speak to your doctor, friends, family, or colleagues for re ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
29 years experience Pediatrics
Autism: Autism has no relationship to tonsils/ adenoid function therefore removal of these tissues will have no impact.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Drainage: Drainage and infection cause tonsil enlargement. Adenoids too. Little ones have small sinuses and tend to have constant drainage which causes tonsilla ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Specialists: I recommend that she be evaluated by both a specialist in infectious disease and follow-up with an otolaryngologist for the sinus problem. The special ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Not if COMPLETELY removed
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Tylor
18 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Almost never: Adenoids tend to disappear on their own in older kids and teens. While some could still persist in grown ups, if there is new adenoid growth in an ad ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Sidman
39 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Really blocked nose.: Adenoids disappear before adulthood, so adults don't need adenoidectomy. If a child has chronic stuffy nose, and endoscopy in the office, or xray sho ... Read More
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