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Options to cure sleep apnea, adenoids - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   My son is 3.5 years and is have adenoids
Doctor :   Ok
User :   he has sleep apnea and we are wondering what best measures to take
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   is he snoring
User :   yes
Doctor :   did you see the ENT surgeon?
User :   our paediatrician has advised Rhinocort nasal spray which is a steroid, local application. He has been on it for a couple of months.
User :   we consulted one 6 months back, he recommended surgery
Doctor :   Surgery is the only option
Doctor :   available
Doctor :   it is indicated if you see it too problematic for the child
User :   he also has tonsils.. but we believe adenoids is more a problem
Doctor :   with snoring, sleep issues,f
Doctor :   frequent infection
User :   touch wood.. he hasnt fallen sick in the last 4-5 months

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