ENT (Ear, Nose & Throat)


Adenoid

Adenoid is the other tonsil located in the cavity at the back of the nose. During examination, these small tonsils cannot be seen. It protects respiratory tract against viruses and germs from outside.

If it frequently catches an infection, it grows and becomes a germ slot and causes continuous throat, ear and nose diseases.

Signs of adenoid hypertrophy may begin during infancy. Sleep disturbances, loss of appetite, snoring in addition to occasional signs of difficult breathing such as nasal flaring may occur.