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Enlarged adenoids, frequent colds, ear infections, hole in the eardrum. Surgery required?

My son is 4.5 years old. he has enlarged adenoids frequently and is prone to cold and has freqent ear and throat infections. The doctor has suggested for adenoids removal. he is on anti biotic since a month for ear infection , which has reached to a worse state with a hole in the ear drum. Kinldy advise whether i should get his adenoids removed or is there any other remedy. Thanx
Asked On : Sun, 25 Nov 2012
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Hi thanks for your question.
Pharyngitis,tonsillitis and enlarged adenoids give rise to middle ear infection, leading to perforation of ear drum.
It is better for you to get adenoids of your child removed, that will protect him from frequent throat infection and will also help in healing of ear drum.
Hope this answer your question
Answered: Sun, 25 Nov 2012
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