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Adenoid is a lymphoid tissue that is located on the back of the nose path. Adenoid prevents bacteria and viruses from entering the organism via the nose.
Symptoms of Adenoids Enlarged
• Difficulty breathing with the nose
• The breathing is carried out by mouth
• They speak as if their nose is blocked
• Noisy voicemail
• Sleep apnea
• Frequent sinusitis symptoms
• Ear infections and hearing loss
If you suspect enlarged adenoid, the doctor carefully checks the ear, nose, throat, and jaw.
For a more detailed view, Videoscopy and then Digital Graffiti are required. If there is an infection given antibiotic.
When is surgery needed?
If the enlarged and infected adenoids are a common annoyance to the baby and medication has failed, adenoidectomy is advised. It is also recommended if your child has one or more of the following symptoms:
• Difficulty breathing
• Sleep apnea
• Recurrent infections
• Frequent infection of the inner ear with secretion in the canal.
What are adenoids in children?
Adenoidectomy is especially important when frequent infections lead to ear infections or sinusitis. Rubbing, not in the proper way, makes the middle ear lose the ability to breathe well, which can lead to temporary loss of hearing. If the child has a problem and the tonsils can be removed both at the same time. Adenoidectomy alone or associated with tonsilloctectomy is a common procedure for children.
What happens during the intervention? During adenoidectomy:
• The child is subjected to general anesthesia, where it will be monitored by an anesthetist.
• The child will sleep for about 20 minutes.
• The removal of adenoid or tonsils is carried out by mouth, so there are no skin injections.
• Removal of adenoids is carried out and any possible hemorrhage is kept under control.
In the majority of cases, the child can go home within the day, or can stay a night in observation.