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Which homoepathic drug should be used for big adenoids in three year old child.?

Which homoepathic drug should be used for big adenoids in three year old child.?

None That Work: There is no proven homeopathic cure for this problem. Mediaction, sometimes spontaneous cures and surgery are the options. ...Read more

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Adenoids (Definition)

Adenoids are lymphatic tissue found in the airway behind the nose in the back of the throat. Adenoids are made up of the same type of tissue as the tonsils. Both help fight infections. However, unlike the tonsils, they cannot be seen by looking in the throat. Adenoids are found in children and begin to regress before puberty. In children, enlarged adenoids can cause obstruction of the nasal airway leading to difficulty breathing, breathing through the mouth, nasally voice, ...Read more


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My 3 years old has speech delay, she was also diagnosed with enlarged adenoids, can this cause speech delay?

My 3 years old has speech delay, she was also diagnosed with enlarged adenoids, can this cause speech delay?

No: No, unless she has middle ear fluid, for some time, you should have that checked, if yes, consider tubes, in ears,following antibiotic failure ...Read more

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3 year old moans/groans and chews in sleep. Just had 2nd set of tubes in and his adenoids out. Hoped symptoms would clear but haven't. Sleep disorder?

3 year old moans/groans and chews in sleep. Just had 2nd set of tubes in and his adenoids out. Hoped symptoms would clear but haven't. Sleep disorder?

Another idea: Your childs chewing in his sleep along with hismoaning and growning in his sleep may represent a possible seizure disorder. Discuss the problem with your pediatrician or get a referral to a pedistric neurologist. ...Read more

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What are some reasons my 3 year old keeps getting ear infections... I had my tonsils and adenoids removed as a child from sleep apnea?

What are some reasons my 3 year old keeps getting ear infections... I had my tonsils and adenoids removed as a child from sleep apnea?

Common: In his age group. Many younger children are prone to ear infections. They suffer many colds as they play with other children and the congestion can spread behind their ear drums and lead to infections. also, as in your case enlarged tonsils and adenoids can be a source for ear infections. If he is having frequent ear infections and persistent fluid behind his ears, an ENT may be of help. ...Read more

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3yr old having thick sometime clear or yellowish from His nose but is thick. No fever, he has enlarged adenoids. What could be the reason and cure.

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3yr old having thick sometime clear or yellowish from
His nose but is thick. No fever, he has enlarged adenoids. What could be the reason and cure.

? rhinosinusitis: Meaning inflammation / infection of his nasal passages / sinuses, enlarged adenoids would add to the problem, kindly see his pediatrician for possible need of antibiotics or an ENT evlauation, meanwhile, use saline nasal washes liberally at least once or twice a day, best wishes ...Read more

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3yr old having thick mucus sometimes a bit yellowish sometimes clear from his nose. No fever.what could be the reason. He has enlarged adenoids?

3yr old having thick mucus sometimes a bit yellowish sometimes clear from his nose. No fever.what could be the reason. He has enlarged adenoids?

Environment: A little color will occur to any mucous that stays long enough in a germ rich area like the nose. It can be triggered by particles of pollen (allergy), fragrences including cleaning fumes, dust, the cold virus etc. Sometimes just removing a plugin or candel from a kids environment will improve this. ...Read more

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3yr old has enlarged adenoids, mouth breather.past few days he sleeps has stuffy nose no mucus coming from nose, gave aerius and steam not much relief?

3yr old has enlarged adenoids, mouth breather.past few days he sleeps has stuffy nose no mucus coming from nose, gave aerius and steam not much relief?

Mgt: The cause of the congestion should be determined. If there is a history of allergies, an antihistamine can be used to provide relief. For prolonged congestion, lasting weeks, an evaluation for sinusitis is advised. ...Read more

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My son is 3yr old and has adenoid, please when will his body start developing immune system of its own?

My son is 3yr old and has adenoid, please when will his body start developing immune system of its own?

All have adenoids: Adenoids are lymphoid tissue in the nose, like the tonsils in the mouth. They are nick-named nasal tonsils. They are normal part of the immune system. When they are inflamed and swollen, they can cause problems such as snoring, sinusitis and er infections. Allergic children are particularly prone to these complications. ...Read more

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A 3yr old baby coughing with blocked nose at night for 5days now. At times very intense. Plenty mucus. Mild temp. And he has adenoids. Advice plz.

A 3yr old baby coughing with blocked nose at night for 5days now. At times very intense. Plenty mucus. Mild temp. And he has adenoids.  Advice plz.

Cough: You should take your child to see his/her primary care provider, since the cough has been going on for a while now. It might just be a cold, but it could also be pneumonia in which case he/she would need to take antibiotics. ...Read more

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Even after tonsils/adenoids removed 3 mos ago, our 3 yr old goes from one cold/infection to another. Should I worry about her immune system?

Even after tonsils/adenoids removed 3 mos ago, our 3 yr old goes from one cold/infection to another.  Should I worry about her immune system?

Yes: Many children bounce back incredibly after t&a. A child who does not gives me cause wondering what else is going on. She may be eating something that affects her. Her immune system is a bit down but that does not mean she has an immune "problem". I would loo at diet, get her off milk and wheat and consider seeing a homeopathic doctor and/or a chinese medicine/acupuncturist. I have great results! ...Read more

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My 3 yr old has MULTIPLE swollen lymph nodes in neck & adenoids for 6 months Bloodwork fine. What are the odds of her having cancer?

Lymph nodes swollen: Greetings. The likelihood that your 3 year old has any form of cancer is very small. Young children have a very reactive immune system and adenoid swelling like I think you are describing often links with tonsil and lymph node activation then reactive swelling. Have your child see the Pediatrician for confirmation but rest assured this sounds more normal than cancerous. ...Read more

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My 3 yo may have enlarged adenoids. Dr wants to do x-ray. He's had 7 chest x-rays and one brain CT scan. I'm afraid of all the radiation. Advice?

My 3 yo may have enlarged adenoids. Dr wants to do x-ray. He's had 7 chest x-rays and one brain CT scan. I'm afraid of all the radiation. Advice?

Probably ok: You always have to weigh benefit versus damage with ionizing radiation. The amount of radiation that the child received so far is acceptable. The worst amount of radiation is from repeat ct exams especially of chest and abdomen. Adenoid exam should involve a single lateral projection of the neck. If snoring, mouth breathing, or sleep apnea probably problem with enlarged adenoids and tonsils. ...Read more

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My 3 year old toddler is having cold almost evwry week for thw past three months now. What couls be the reason. We live in milan italy?

My 3 year old toddler is having cold almost evwry week for thw past three months now. What couls be the reason. We live in milan italy?

See an allergist: He may allergic? Do you have animals at home? Anybody smoke? Is your apartment damp? You should see an allergist for evaluation. ...Read more

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I'm a 15.3 year old girl and I'm a little under 5'7 I grew about an inch and a half over this summer do you think I will grow anymore? My goal is 5'8.

I'm a 15.3 year old girl and I'm a little under 5'7 I grew about an inch and a half over this summer do you think I will grow anymore? My goal is 5'8.

Absolutely: You have a great chance of growing more. You are in the years of peak growth velocity right now, but if you grew 1/5 inches over summer only, you have a great probability of reaching your goal. Ask your pediatrician for more information about what your projected height is. Good luck. ...Read more

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My 3 year old son been having big lumps to come in his head and turn into sores and when I press down on them he said it hurts. He have three. Please?

My 3 year old son been having big lumps to come in his head and turn into sores and when I press down on them he said it hurts. He have three. Please?

Head lesions: Spontaneous lesions on a child that are causing pain is a concern. Please take your child to a pediatrician to get this evaluated. To help you the most a physician needs to see the actual lesion and if needed perform a biopsy. ...Read more

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My 3 year old has a swollen lymph nodule in neck. Both sides are swolllen, but 1 is 2cm. Dr placed on antibiodics, but it just grew. What is next step?

My 3 year old has a swollen lymph nodule in neck. Both sides are swolllen, but 1 is 2cm. Dr placed on antibiodics, but it just grew. What is next step?

It is common for the: Lymph gland to continue to enlarge for the first day or so on medications. You are playing a catch up game with the germ invading the gland. Often a heating pad at low heat can help more abx containing blood to flow thru the gland. Sometimes the abx will not work & the gland will need to be drained. I haven't seen that happen with a neck gland so far. Have it rechecked with your dr. ...Read more

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My 3 year old son have a high fever for three days and just started vomiting today. His sister has a fever as well. What could this be? What should I do

My 3 year old son have a high fever for three days and just started vomiting today. His sister has a fever as well. What could this be? What should I do

Probably viral but..: It is impossible to know for certain from these symptoms, but the most likely cause is a viral infection, possibly roseola, which is common in 3 yo's & has high fever with few other symptoms (though vomiting can be one of them). Classically the fever goes away after 3-5 days & then a rash appears, so it may be hard to know if he has this for a couple more days. Please see "comment" below for more. ...Read more

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