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Child suffering from blocked nose, throat infection and ear pain. Breathing through mouth. Tonsils and adenoids removal suggested. Need second opinion

hi i really need help my 7 year old has been suffering from blocked, nose for years as well as frequent throat infection and ear ache. She snores everynight and cannot breathe through her nose at all. i have been advised by a Dr to remove her tonsils and adenoids but also advised by another Dr that its not neccessary. please help
Asked On : Mon, 6 Aug 2012
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Hi, Thanks for query,
If there are Adenoids then it is to be removed.
For tonsils if there is no infected tonsil then he may not go for surgery.
For blockage of nose I would suggest to rule out Deviated nasal septum (DNS) which is quite a common problem.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Mon, 6 Aug 2012
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