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what sort of problem is adenoiditis?

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Dr. Michael Silverman
Specializes in Infectious Disease
Infection: Inflammation or infection of adenoids.

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A 40-year-old member asked:

What is the treatment for adenoiditis?

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Dr. Ronda Alexander
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 19 years experience
Temp vs permanent: Most cases of ademoiditis are treated with either oral antibiotics or, eventually, surgery. The problem with this ailment is that it's really about bacteria that live in a community called a 'biofilm'. Once they get together and make a coating around themselves, they're hard to kill with just antibiotics.
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A 28-year-old male asked:

What is the definition or description of: adenoiditis?

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Dr. William Culviner
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Chronic infection : This indicates there is a chronic inflammatory condition involving the adenoids. The adenoids will often enlarge and discharge a thick mucus down the throat. There is often a chronic low grade infection in the adenoids, simultaneously.
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A 32-year-old male asked:

What are the symptoms of Adenoiditis?

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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
The symptoms of Adenoiditis include:: Pain when swallowing, Sore throat, Fever, Enlarged neck lymph nodes, Earache, Mouth breathing, Snoring, Enlarged adenoids.
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A 32-year-old male asked:

What are some of the non-drug treatments for Adenoiditis?

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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
The non drug treatments for Adenoiditis include:: Nasal saline irrigation, Throat lozenges, Bathroom steam, Honey, Supportive care, Watchful waiting, Adenoid removal.
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A 32-year-old male asked:

What are some of the tests for Adenoiditis?

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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
The tests for Adenoiditis include:: Throat culture, Group A strep rapid test, WBC count, Monospot.

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