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Adenoid hypertrophy

2.2 years old baby girl suffering from snoring,mouth breathing,sleep disurbance,recurrent cold and cough from last 2 month...xray shows adenoid hypertrophy. What is the medical treatment accept adenectomy..pls suggest me in details..
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Dr. Manoj Kumar Singh
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Good oral hygiene, improving immunity by vitamin A supplements, saline nasal spray regularly, and prompt visit to your doctor in case there's fever or pain. Adenoidectomy shouldn't be considered before the age of 7.
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Venkat Raghav
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Hello.... No good evidence supports any curative medical therapy for chronic infection of the adenoids,if it's chronic infection adenlodectomy is only option. Systemic antibiotics have been used long-term (ie, 6 wk) for lymphoid tissue infection,but failed to eradicate bacteria, so adenoidectomy is only option, consult ent specialist.
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