ENT CONDITIONS IN CHILDREN
ENT problems are common in children.
The commonest ENT problems in children include:
- Blocked nose with mouth breathing
- Snoring due to large tonsils and/or adenoids and/or turbinates
- Repeated infections of the throat/ tonsils (Tonsillitis)
- Repeated infections of the ears (Acute Otitis Media)
- Reduced hearing due to fluid in the ears (Glue Ear)
- Allergy/ Hayfever (Allergic Rhinitis)
Most children with these problems can be treated easily with simple measures and medication. Sometimes surgery is required. The commonest operations include:
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