Treatment of Adenoid Inflammation

Surgical methods are used in cases where drug treatment is not successful in the treatment of adenoid inflammation. The adenoidectomy will be operated just in the case of


  • Sinusitis of otitis media caused by adenoid inflammation

  • Blockage of upper respiratory tract caused by adenoid inflammation

  • Diagnosed tumor in the adenoid

  • Deformed of chin structure caused by adenoid inflammation

  • Recurring adenoid inflammation

This surgery can be dangerous in patients who have blood coagulation disorder and a semi-palate condition.

What to expect and what to do after tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy


Adenoidectomy can be operated safely in children because of the modern and medical equipment used. Most of the children are discharged in same day after a very short period of operation and the children can continue their normal lives.


Patients should be aware of the process following tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy: The tonsils of the throat, which are completely taken up with its capsule, do not grow again in the following years. The long-term results of the partial tonsil surgeries that the capsule left on the throat are not yet clear. On the other side, mini-tonsils that are placed in the back of tongue, which are not surgically removed, may show slight growth over time as the body's defense tasks will increase after tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy. Adenoid can also partial growth over time, as it is an encapsulated tissue, and therefore can remain in tissue during surgery. However, tongue base and these functional growths in the adenoid are rarely a clinical problem. Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy operations are evaluated as a whole in terms of gain-risk-loss concepts; In the case of need are attempts to prevent various functional and vital risks and increase the quality of life of the patient.



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