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Information and treatment of adenoids - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi doctor
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   My daughter is suffering from adenoids
Doctor :   K
User :   Yesterday we went to a doctor
Doctor :   k
User :   He has done all the tests
User :   and he said that it is in 3rd stage
Doctor :   k
User :   and we need to remove that
User :   can u help me in providing the details
User :   I mean
User :   which would be the best hospital
User :   how wud be the treatment
Doctor :   SUre
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status:
User :   Age is 3 years
User :   baby girl
User :   do u want any other info.
Doctor :   Your location
User :   KPHB colony
Doctor :   What are the symptoms right now?
User :   She is unable to breath with her nose
User :   snoring
Doctor :   K
User :   while breathing some sound is comming
Doctor :   If these are only the symptoms
Doctor :   Let me tell you some facts
Doctor :   Adenoids are present at birth and then begin to enlarge.
Doctor :   along with the tonsils, continue to grow until individuals are aged 5-7 years.
Doctor :   i mean children are 5 yrs
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   snoring, nasal airway obstruction, and obstructed breathing during sleep, when children are aged approximately 18-24 months, are usually the symptoms
User :   But he said, if we did not take necessary action
Doctor :   the time children reach school age, the adenoids normally begin to shrink, and, by the time children reach preteen or teenage years, the adenoids are usually small enough
User :   her nose will not be in straight position
User :   and she might become deaf
User :   is that so
Doctor :   If there is recurrent adenoid enlargement
Doctor :   due to infections
Doctor :   which may lead to the development of disease of the ears, nose, and sinuses.
Doctor :   hence it is usually recommended to get the adenoidectomy done
User :   cud you pls .give me any sugesstions
Doctor :   to reduce the other problems
Doctor :   What kind of suggestions do you want
User :   Is that necesary for the surgerry to be done
Doctor :   It is good to get the surgery done if the doctor says so after the physical examination
User :   or can we continue by giving medicines
Doctor :   to save the other diseases of the ears, nose and sinuses as I said earleier
Doctor :   If the girl keeps gettign recurrent infections
Doctor :   like ear, sinsusitis airway obstrucation
Doctor :   etc
User :   Do u refer any multi speciality hospital
Doctor :   you said yiou are in HYD
User :   Yes doctor
Doctor :   but currently our opeartaions are in Bangalore
Doctor :   but soon we shall expand to HYD
User :   Ok. doctor. Thanks for all the information
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User :   Thanks once again for allur help

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