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Any remedy for adenoids n tonsils for 7 yr old except surgery

Any remedy for adenoids n tonsils for 7 yr old except surgery

Depends on cause: If it is chronic infections, then one can treat with antibiotics for each infection. If there is repeated infections, then one can continue to treat with antibiotics or surgery. If it is due to airway blockage, many will try nasal steroid sprays, and anti-allergy medication to decrease the size of the tonsils and adenoids. If that is not effective, then typically surgery is recommended. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Rickert
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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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Is it normal for a 50+ person to have enlarged adenoids? What is its best treatment?

Is it normal for a 50+ person to have enlarged adenoids? What is its best treatment?

Unusual but: Unusual but not necessarily abnormal. It depends on other symptoms, and any reasons for enlarged adenoids. I would recommend a good exam by an ENT including flexible scope nasal, nasopharynx, and larynx exams. This can be due to reflux, sinusitis, tumor, chronic infection. ...Read more

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What are the natural treatment for enlarged adenoids?

What are the natural treatment for enlarged adenoids?

Check out this link.: Take care and god bless u! http://www.Yogawiz.Com/blog/home-remedies/home-remedies-for-adenoids-tonsils-in-children.Html. ...Read more

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My son is 4 years old. he has adenoids. he underwent a course of medical treatment, but without result. I want to avoid adenoidectomy. plz, advice me.

Adenoid enlargement: Nasal steroid sprays may help decrease the size of adenoidal tissue. Prescription sprays are available, as well as the over the counter spray Rhinocort. ...Read more

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Can i be on a latent TB treatment and go in for surgery to remove my tonsils and possibly my adenoids?

Can i be on a latent TB treatment and go in for surgery to remove my tonsils and possibly my  adenoids?

Yes: Latent TB is not a clinical or obvious illness. So you are not contagious...Therefore surgery on your tonsils/adenoids should not be any problem if you are otherwise healthy and fit. ...Read more

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My 7 yrs old has enlarged adenoids. His ENT has given him nasonex spray for 2 months two times. After treatment he stopped snoring. But he starts snoring again after couple of weeks after stop med.

My 7 yrs old has enlarged adenoids. His ENT has given him nasonex spray  for  2 months two times. After treatment he stopped snoring. But he starts snoring again after couple of weeks after stop med.

Adenoids ; snoring: Hello, when we prescribe intranasal steroids, we are doing so to help reduce swelling within the nasal cavity. Since your child noted a resolution of the snoring it seems like now there are a few options. Surgical removal of the adenoids, continued ins use or possibly an allergy eval to determine if the adenoids tissues are reactive to allergy. I would recommend the allergy eval. As your doc. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with enlarged adenoids that is causing hearing loss. My ENT only recommends a hearing aid. Is there another treatment?

Unlikely the adenoid: It is unusual for adenoids to cause hearing loss unless it is obstructing the eustachian tube and causing fluid in the ears. In that case the hearing loss is only as temporary as the fluid. ...Read more

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What is a treatment for adenoid pain?

What is a treatment for adenoid pain?

Tough question: I sincerely doubt that you know what adenoid pain is. That is a most rare complaint. The adenoid is the lymphoid tissue in the back of your nose and rarely even when infected produces pain. I do not doubt that this is possible but usually inflammation of the adenoid leads to either sinusitis, ear infection or a pussy discharge from the nose. Please give us more information. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for enlarged adenoids? Would surgery be the best option?

Are there any home remedies for enlarged adenoids? Would surgery be the best option?

Hummm: Can't think of one. Hopefully an ENT specialist will comment, but if they are causing airway issues you need to discuss with them. ...Read more

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My skin is thick and dark near lateral mallecous..any home remedies for treatment? If not other way?

My skin is thick and dark near lateral mallecous..any home remedies for treatment? If not other way?

Hmm: Is it a callus or a mole? I'd get checked to confirm what is is as dark spots can be suspicious for skin cancer and other things. Please see your doctor for a full exam. ...Read more