Our expert says:
I think you are correct in assuming that his adenoids are enlarged. They are situated in the nasopharynx (back of the nose), and would not be visilble though the nose, but what you are describing may be due to very enlarged inferior turbinates. It is impossible to give you an idea regarding the costs in the private sector, because not only does the rate differ from ENT to ENT, but the hospital costs are calculated seperately. The cost of the anaethetist is also added on. In the public sector you are charged according to your income.
The daytime tiredness is due to lack of quality sleep, and could be due to sleep apnoea. This must be addressed.
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