The adenoids are glands (mass of tissues) located in the roof of the mouth, behind the soft palate where the nose connects to the throat. One cannot see adenoids easily by opening mouth in front of mirror.The adenoids helps in fighting infections by producing antibodies and keeps you healthy by trapping harmful germs and infectious agents that enters through nose and mouth. Adenoids are present in kids it starts shrinking during adolescence and may disappear by adulthood. Frequent throat infections can cause the adenoids to enlarge, also termed as adenoiditis. Enlarged adenoids cause obstruction in respiratory passage and block the Eustachian tubes. Clogged Eustachian tubes cause ear infections that affects child’s hearing and respiration.
Symptoms and signs:
- Sore throat
- Blocked nose wchich can cause mouth breating, nasal sound while speaking, disturbed sleep , sleep apnea, snoring
- swollen neck glands
- recurrent middle ear infections
- sneezing, coughing
- throat pain
- difficulty in swallowing food
Mouth breating can in turn leads top special appearance of adenoid faces where there is projecting teeths outwards and child keeps the mouth open.
HOMOEOPATHIC TREATMENT CAN HELP YOU AVOID SURGICAL REMOVAL OF ADENOIDS AND HELPS TO PREVENT AND TO TREAT ITS RECURRENT INFECTION.
Homeopathic medicines helps in preventing and treating recurrent infections in kids , which in lieu prevent or treat enlarged adenoids. Homeopathic medicines boost the immune system in kids which helps in preventing tendency to get infections.
Agraphis nutans is indicated for enlarged adenoids causing hearing problem. There is nasal obstruction from adenoids. Child is prone to recurrent adenoiditis. I have treated many kids suffering from adenoids with Homoeopathic medicines like baryta carb (reoccurent tendency to catch cold ) , calcarea carb, calcarea flour , hydrastis, tuberculinum (build immunity toprevent recurrent tendency to catch cold), cistus canadenesis, bacillinum , kali sulph(adenoids regrow after surgery), ammonium carb (nasalbleeding) and sambucus (blocked nose and mouth breathing)etc based on the totality of symptoms.