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Tonsils And Adenoids Use Mouthwash More Than Toothpaste
What are my options for treating severe tonssil stones? I use therabreath toothpaste & mouthwash 3 x per day and it's a daily struggle.
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
Possibly: These are organs which help to combat inflammation. When they are enlarged it suggests they are earning their keep by warding off disease. They seldom need to be removed unless they are interfering with other functions or creating problems. If that occurs, see your ENT doctor and ask their opinion. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son had his tonsils and adenoids out 3 days ago. Any reason he shouldn't sit in hot tub? He's 6.
Yes: This soon after general anesthesia and surgery could still cause too significant of a drop in his blood pressure in a hot tub and cause him to get nauseous or even pass out. I'd make sure he's at least a week out and is very, very well hydrated before he goes back in there. He may still have too much anesthesia stored in fat cells and risk may be more than the benefits ...Read more
Can you tell me if on each side and I had my tonsils and adenoids removed about 2-3 years ago so can it be tonsillitis?
Had my tonsils and adenoids removed two months ago. I notice a growth of tissue in back near right tonsil area and tongue. What could it be?
Possible tonsil: It is possible for tonsils to regrow when they are removed, but usually they do not grow back to their original size. It is best to have your doctor look at this to make sure it is tonsil tissue and not some other sort of growth. ...Read more
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