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How to cure adenoids ?

My grandson is on Medicaid which limited his physician pool. Nevertheless his mother had his adenoids removed on 3/17/11 at the ENT s recommendation. Now on 6/13/11, we took him for a second opion because the original Dr. said the baby,(23 mo. old) now needs myringotomy tubes . The second opion Dr. checked the baby and said his adenoids either were never removed or grew back. Is this possible in less than 12 weeks? I suspect the first Dr. never really did much other than put the baby under anesthesia and possibly scrape the adenoid tissue. I don t want him (the original Dr.) to do the ear operation because 1. the adenoid surgery was botched and 2. why didnt he see the ear problem, and correct it while the first surgery was being done. He waited until the 2 week f/u from the first surgery to tell us the child needed his ears done.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016
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inspite of surgery at this age adenoids can grow till the age of 6yrs and at the time of surgery his ears might be normal not requiring any grommet insertion.
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How to cure adenoids ?

inspite of surgery at this age adenoids can grow till the age of 6yrs and at the time of surgery his ears might be normal not requiring any grommet insertion.