Doctor insights on:
Causes Of Tonsillar Hypertrophy
2.5y/o with noisy breathing, snoring, short pauses in breathing during sleep. Tonsillar hypertrophy= 2-3+. Does this indicate tonsillectomy?
Hypertrophy is an increase in size of an organ or tissue, or a particular part of the body. Examples include muscle hypertrophy due to lifting weights, ventricular hypertrophy (enlargement of a ventricle of the heart) due to high blood pressure or other heart disorders, or prostatic hypertrophy (enlargement of ...Read more
C Spine MRI Results normal?: There is straightening of the normal lordosis. Disc signal is decreased on T2-weighted images at C5-6 due to disc degeneration. Adenoidal and tonsillar hypertrophy is present. No masses are identified.
MRI cervical spine: Hello, Ruby523, this is a normal MRI of the cervical spine, for your age. The small amount of OA at C5/6 is normal because that is the fulcrum of all etension and flexion and always a small amount found in everyone. This is a normal MRI neck thanks ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have tonsillar hypertrophy. For the past 24hr Ive had an sore throat, no appetite & a what looks to be a blood blister on my tonsil. What is this??
Tonsil lesion: It could be a small blood blister, could be a dilated blood vessel on the tonsil, called a varicocele, which is a normal variant. Sometimes you notice things that have been there because your attention is drawn there, in your case due to sore throat. Doesn't sound concerning to me, but you should see an ENT doctor to check it out. ...Read more
Can enlarged tonsils or possibly glands in the neck cause one to be so nauseated that they cannot eat?
Possible: Possible. See ENT doc to discuss enlarge tonsils/glands. ...Read more
Possible: Enlafged tonsils and lymph node are a sign of infectio and this can cause pain.. You should see a doctor and have an exam to find out exactly what is going on. Call today to schedule an appointment. ...Read more
I've never seen it: I've dealt with the issue for three decades & never seen it as a primary cause. If the kid has a sleep disorder related to sleep apnea/tonsil size i could see it causing chronic health problems, but not changing the emergence of speech & language skills in a kid that was ready. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Adenoid tonsillar hypertrophy
- Asymmetric tonsillar hypertrophy
- Bilateral tonsillar hypertrophy
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Tonsillar hypertrophy grading
- Unilateral tonsillar hypertrophy
- Left atrial hypertrophy causes
- Muscle hypertrophy causes
- Talk to an otolaryngologist online