Breathing from mouth

Hi All, My 5 year old son is breathing from mouth and its heavy. When asked the reason, he said he is not able to breather properly through nose. Please advise.
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Dr. Navya G Bangalore | General Physician
Hi there..breathing through mouth may be due to adenoid hypertrophy, cold, sinusitis.. adenoid hypertrophy is most common reason for children mouth breathing.. there is gland called adenoids in inner part of nose which becomes big during infection and causes block of nose so they breathe through nose.. kindly visit Ent specialist soon..
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