A 22-year-old female asked:
My 7 year old sister has got adenoiditis. what are the treatment options ?is it advisable to give steroids or doing surgery ?
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Anesthesiology 24 years experience
ENT: These decisions should be made by ENT physician who examined your sister. Usually if infection is chronic and adenoids affect breathing ENT physician will consider doing adenoidectomy.
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Anesthesiology 30 years experience
Talk to ENT: There are other options depending on the patient. If there are disturbances in the sleep cycle, behavioral changes and/or problems at school, then the surgery may be the best option. Your ENT surgeon can guide you here.
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Last updated Sep 29, 2016
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