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enlarged adenoids in adults symptoms

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eyas Othman
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nasalobstruction: Symptoms include but not limited to: nasal , obstruction, snoring, mouth breathing, recurrent sinus infection, ear infection and middle ear fluid caus ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Adenoids: Adults with enlarged adenoids usually have allergies, some have reflux. Adenoid can be source of increased nasopharyngeal drainage. See ENT or Allergi ... Read More
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Physician visit: The sleep study will indicate the degree and possible cause of apnea. Your sleep physician will help you to determine the cause and treatment. Some op ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
It happens: The issue of sleep apnea from obstruction (tonsils/adenoids) in children differs from that in adults. With kids, if they snore/pause breathing>30 s ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Trigg
23 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eyas Othman
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Office exam: In office nasal endoscopy by an otolaryngologsit would detect adenoid enlargment, for young children who might not tolerate this exam a simple x-ray c ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
No deformity: Enlarged adenoids can cause nasopharyngeal obstruction with tonsils with mouth breathing, sleep apnea, and snoring. Infections of tonsils and adenoids ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nasal obstruction: Enlarged adenoids are manifested symptomatically with difficulty breathing through the nose.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Trigg
23 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
Yes: Adenoids are lymph nodes, they drain infections. Many infections are airborne. There are winter viruses and summer viruses, that you get just from s ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
No: Asthma has a complex origin in genetic and environmental triggers. Kids with enlarged adenoids are often sicker than others for a number of reasons, ... Read More
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