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what to do when adenoids grow back

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Not if COMPLETELY removed
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes, : and that what usually happens, if the cause for enlarged adenoids isn't treated, which is mainly chronic inflammation mostly due due to allergies. It ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Adenoids: Can rehypertrophy, esp in allergic patients although not rapidly. Some patients benefit from inhaled nasal steroids, e.g. flonase, nasacort, etc. Can ... Read More
A 4-year-old male asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Rarely do adenoids : regrow enough to cause symptoms of nasal obstruction. Nasal congestion & fever, signs of a viral illness, can cause his current symptoms, as can ... Read More
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unfortunately, yes: Adenoids can grow back, your son most probably has seasonal allergies, started again in fall with weather changes and back-to-school season, affecting ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
26 years experience Family Medicine
Unlikely: More likely nasal septum issue, or nasal polyps. Best to see ENT surgeon and let them have a look. Best of luck with this. Dr R
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Rochester
26 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 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Culviner
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Adenoid hypertrophy : It certainly is possible that enlarged adenoids would contribute to nasal breathing difficulties. Sometimes, adenoids can become chronically infected ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Possible tonsil: It is possible for tonsils to regrow when they are removed, but usually they do not grow back to their original size. It is best to have your doctor l ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Pascolini
17 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
It can be: Usually adenoid tissue recedes in the teenage years. However, there are some adults who may have enlarged adenoid tissue. Sometimes it may be associ ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Vomiting s/p surgery: Call her doctor-primary care or go back again to the ER . if not drinking may need IV fluids, also does she have fever? Even if not feverish would f/ ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
31 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Post tonsillectomy : The white patches are the scabs. A wet scab is white inside the body. This is not likely infection . The white scabs should fall off in the next fe ... Read More
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