adenoid is situated in central of body .
for any pathological condition it is best seen in side position.
Lateral radiograph of the neck is the best position
and a flexible nasopharyngeal endoscopy to be done to evaluate adenoid enlargement
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I have no tonsils (they were removed two years ago) but I do have adenoids. However, where my tonsils used to be are white blisters with black spots. When looking at the rest of my throat it is red and inflammed. And I am positive that my adenoids are swollen because I am having difficulty through nose and rough pain behind my uvula when swallowing and used one of those throat mirrors and it was swollen. I have not been to the doctor yet but was wondering what it could be.
Hello Doctor My daughter,Aega, is two and half years old.She is been send to playschool.At home my child is active like any other child.But her class teacher said that at times she seems very tired at school, that she always want to find a comfortable place to lie down and some times she is ok - active and happy to play with her friends.Teacher even asked me about my daughter s sleep pattern - for which i replied - from 9.00 pm to 7.30 am.After that i have changed it to 8.00 pm to 7.30am.At school also they make her sleep for two hours.Even then i am told that my daughter is tired. My daughter has cold always(and associated cough sometimes).Her cold comes and goes.When she has cold, we take her to hospital and her doctor pescribes antibiotics and antihistamines.It will be given for around 1- 2 weeks.Then she will be fine for 4 - 5 days.Again she catches cold...and the cycle continues. Recently her doctor had told us that her chest is clear and it is confined to nose and throat and so it might be because of enlarged adenoid.Due to this she has difficulty while sleeping.She has snoring.She rolls in bed from one place to another searching for comfortable position while sleeping.She mostly breathe through mouth.Doctor told that it should be surgically removed or wait until it shrinks. What should we do - Should we go for surgery or wait? Why is my child not very active at school - is it because of her disturbed sleep or any other systemic problem? Worried mother....please help...
Hi, my 3yr old son very seldom breathes through his nose, he is a very noisy sleeper/breather and often when sleeping he stops breathing and after a few seconds gasps loudly in between snores. His breathing sounds more like a rattle than a wheeze and we have had inhalers from our GP as he thinks it asthma related although there seems to be very little improvement. Other symtoms include drooling, choking occasionally when eating and his speech is sometimes hard to understand. Could it be adenoid related?
I recently had my adenoids taken out, they had grown back from having them out at a young age. I was getting bad ear aches which is how I knew they had grown back but the ache has continued and I have other signs pointing towards a brain tumor. My balance has changed and gotten worse, I also today starting smelling a burning scent even though there was nothing burning. What does this mean?
Hello I m 27 years old, female. I had adenoids when I was a child in Brazil and I was treated for it and they disappear with the treatment. When I moved to NY in 2007 something (the cold weather would be my guess) triggered it and my adenoids are back full force, it gets worse each winter to the point I wake up at least twice each night to use nose drops otherwise I can t sleep. I have no health insurance and I know at this point medicine doesn t work for me. What do I do?
Hello,Im suffering from severe headache & cold more frequently. doctor suggested me a CT scan of PNS. the result tells that :1)PNS are essentially clear with non specific right antral and left frontal sinus mucosal changes. 2)Bilateral OMU,frontal recess and spheno ethmoidal recess are patent. 3)Mild DNS to the right with bony spur. 4)Bilateral inferior turbinate hypertorphy, right middle turbinate paradoxical curve, mild degree chronic rhinitic nasal mucosal edema - these changes causing crowding of the nasal airway. 5) Adenoid hypertrophy causing mild airway narrowing. Now my doctor suggests me a laser surgery in Nose to correct these problems. What shall i do ? by Ibrahim
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