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Adenoid infection in children - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   my son is 4 years 4 months he has been diagnosed for adenoid 10 days back. he had ear infection when treating for that he diagnosed for adenoid.
User :   he has been given allegra morning 5 ml, omnocortil 5 ml, lorgast 5 ml in t he night
Doctor :   Ok
User :   he is very active. 15kgs eating well. he breathes thru his mouth.
User :   he was not getting sick very often
User :   doctor said he is having congestion on his ear
User :   i ma little worried about the surgery. doctor has not told anything about the surgery
User :   but still
User :   plse help on this
Doctor :   Adenoid and tonsil infections are very common in children
User :   okie
Doctor :   One episode of adenoid infection is not a indication for surgery
Doctor :   if the child is getting very frequent tonsil or adenoid infection then needs surgery
User :   okie
User :   till now this is the first time he got ear infection
Doctor :   the long standing big adenoids, interfering with breathing for long time needs surgery
Doctor :   The ear infections can be safely treated with antibiotics
User :   will these medicines prescribed by the doctors help in reducing the adenoid
Doctor :   let me check
Doctor :   is it lorgast ?
Doctor :   can u tell me the medicine name
Doctor :   allgra , omnacart are good
Doctor :   but what is the lorgast
User :   lorfast AM
User :   anthistaminic expectorant
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Allgra and Lorfast do the same
Doctor :   both are antihistamines
Doctor :   omnacart is steroid
Doctor :   but he needs antibitics
Doctor :   What antibiotic u r giving
User :   antibiotic was already given and his ear infection is fine now
User :   giving steroid will it affect him in anyway
Doctor :   temporarily they help

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