A 28-year-old male asked:
can adenoids become enlarged in adults and cause problems? if so, what are some of the common causes for adenoid hypertrophy in adults?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 39 years experience
Yes: Adenoid hypertrophy in adults is unusual. Possible causes are infection, hiv, bcell lymphoma, multiple myeloma, etc. Symptoms are nasal congestion, drainage, change in speech quality, nasal drainage, or bleeding.
Last updated Dec 27, 2019
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