Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Worried and tired dad | 2010-05-27

Q.

allergies or not

Hi Doc my son 19mnths suffers from runny nose during day and blocked nose at night. Mucus yellow have seen ENT said that I need to see Dietition as my son has allergies and said my son has swollen Adenoids. a while back he recieved amoxil medicin for tonsils and while using this he was breathing normal as well. We have tested allergies wich came back negative. He has been struggling for a few months now and between 5 doctors nobody seems to be able to help. whats the next step or possible treatment? thank you

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your little son almost certainly has enlarged and infected adenoids. He needs to be seen and treated by an ENT specialist. In the meantime use a sea water nasal spray such as Sterimar Children's twice daily to clear his nose.

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