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Breathing problem due to enlarged adenoids and tonsils. Cough and vomiting. Low platelet count - augmentin reaction. Operation required?

MY SON 4.5 YRS, HAS ENLARGED ADENOIDS AND TONSILS CAUSING HIM TO BREATHE WITH MOUTH AND AT MANY TIMES SNORES AT NIGHT ALSO GETS BREATHLESS FOR FEW SECONDS IN SLEEP. HE GETS SEVERE EPISODES OF COUGH AND VOMITS ENTIRELY DURING THIS EPISODE. HE ALSO HAD SUFFERED WITH LOW PLATELET COUNT LAST DECEMBER AFTER HE REACTED ADVERSELY TO AUGMENTIN ANTIBIOTIC GIVEN FOR PERSISTENT COUGHING. PLS. ADVICE IF OPERATION IS A GOOD OPTION FOR HIS CASE. THANKS.
Asked On : Sun, 10 Jun 2012
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Yes surgery is the best treatment for adenoids. low platelet count is also not good. bleeding will occur. surgery will be done only when platelet count is normal.
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