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Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Chris | 2007/05/25

Q.

ADENOIDS

My Sister's son is 1 year three months, he's got enlarged adenoids and has difficulty in breathing. He snores during the night and stops breathing for seconds. His doctor suggested taht he undergoes edenoidectomy. But research showed that they will eventually shrink or dissapear. Is it true? If yes, is there medication we can use to make them go away? Please help.

Expert's Reply

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Paediatrician

He requires an urgent adenoidectomy. There is no doubt about him needing this operation ASAP. He is having sleep apnoea which is an indication for immediate adenoidectomy.

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Posted by: Zetty | 2007/05/25

My daughter was 8 months when they took out her adenoids and I must say it is much better now because she is more peacefull when sleeping. Also used to snore ect.

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