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Breathing difficulty, nose bleeds. X-ray shows nasal adenoids. Surgery necessary?

my son is of 6 years ,he will be always breaths hardly and some times he gets bleeding through nose and he regularly puts his fingers in to nose due to discomfort,we discussed this with doctor about this doctor adviced to get an x-ray to nose and said about the adenoid gland in nose, surgery is surely required for this or can get recovery through medicines, is bleeding also due to this problem please answer
Asked On : Mon, 4 Mar 2013
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The most common cause of epistaxis (nasal bleed)in children is due to ... NASAL PICKING means putting fingers in to nose and injuring the mucosal blood vessels leading to bleed. But adenoids won't cause any nasal bleeds ..instead adenoids causes the child to struggle for breath . So the child will not able to take the air properly through nose and most of times breathing through mouth is seen , during night times the child suffers a lot.
I advise u to consult a ENT SPECIALIST. , depending upon the severity of the problem the doctor will decide the treatment option. But don't think that adenoids are causing the nasal bleeds.
Hope this will clear ur doubt.
Answered: Mon, 4 Mar 2013
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