Adenoid hypertrophy

2 year and 2month old baby girl diagnosed by adenoid hypertrophy in xray finding.at night she used to breath by mouth and loud snoring is there. what is the treatment for dt and till when that shoud b continue?pls answer in detail
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Dr. Pinaki Mazumder
30 yrs. of exp | Kolkata | ENT/ Otolaryngologist
If she is having problems like nasal obstruction,mouth breathing etc. she should undergo medical treatment like steroid nasal spray. Surgery should not be done at this age. It may be done when she is 5 years or until body weight is more than 20 kg.
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