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Adenoiditis is a medical condition where one’s adenoids get inflamed due to an infection. Adenoids are masses of lymphatic tissue that are found in one’s throat, just behind the nose. Along with the tonsils, adenoids help to keep one’s body free of infections. Adenoiditis usually affects one’s nose, lips and mouth.
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About Dr. G V K Chaitanya Rao
Dr Chaitanya Rao is a member of the esteemed American Rhinologic Society (ARS) and European Rhinologic Society (ERS). With his 10+ years of extensive experience in the domain of ENT, he has a learning approach towards the field. Dr Chaitanya Rao is a true believer of the fact that a doctor needs to keep on updating or upskilling his knowledge round the clock in order to serve the patients with more competence. He advocates his belief by tutoring other ENT specialists through Hyderabad ENT Research Foundation and so far has imparted knowledge to more than 3000 ENT surgeons.
Dr Chaitanya Rao is not only the Best ENT Doctor in Hyderabad but also is the Best Sinus Specialist in India. His areas of expertise include Nose & Sinus surgeries, Otology, Snoring and Sleep Apnea surgeries.
Besides an infection, several other things might trigger the adenoids to inflame like tissues trying to fight an infection, allergies or irritation from stomach acid as a component of laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR).
Adenoiditis is usually categorized as acute adenoiditis, adenoid hypertrophy, and chronic adenoiditis.
Chronic adenoiditis arises frequently in children, showing similar symptoms of enlarged adenoids like continuous or intermittent snoring, breathing through the mouth, and dry mouth. It also manifests in the forms of ear diseases, diseases of the lower respiratory tract, and paranasal sinuses.
The symptoms of chronic adenoiditis can be summed up as:
- Difficulty in breathing
- Runny nose
- Mouth breathing
- Dry throat
- Stuffy nose
- Swollen glands in one’s neck
- Sore throat
- Ear pain
- Speaking with a nasal sound
- Difficulty in sleeping
- Sleep apnea
- Infection in the lower respiratory tract
Why Dr. G V K Chaitanya Rao
Dr GVK Chaitanya Rao has been actively engaged in serving his patients as the Managing Director at Dr Rao’s ENT Group of Hospitals. Amid his Post – Graduation days, Dr Chaitanya Rao was invited as a visiting physician to House Institute of Medical Sciences, Los Angeles; Rhinology and Anterior skull base unit, Ohio State University Medical Centre, Columbus, Ohio and University of Michigan from where he acquired his knowledge. He is among the very few Indian ENT specialists who have undergone training in Advanced Sinus Surgery at IRCAD Taiwan. Besides this he is the humble recipient of the distinguished Vaidya Vibhushan Award 2019, awarded by Telangana State Government.
Chronic Adenoiditis FAQs
The causes of chronic adenoiditis can be listed as:
- Bacteria (like Streptococcus)
- Viruses (like Epstein-Barr, Adenovirus, and Rhinovirus)
- Recurring acute attacks
- Persistent infections
Generally an ENT specialist performs a physical examination on one to determine the location of the infection. An ENT specialist will also enquire about one’s family history to check whether his / her condition is hereditary. Apart from this, an ENT specialist will also carry out tests like:
- Examining one’s throat using swabs to acquire samples of bacteria and other organisms
- Blood tests to find out the presence of organisms
- X-rays of one’s head and neck to ascertain the size of his / her adenoids and extent of infection
The treatment of chronic adenoiditis is decided on the basis of the degree of airway blockage, one’s age, and related morbidity.
An ENT specialist may recommend non-surgical treatment like topical nasal steroid spray after considering factors like risks, post-operative complications and recurrence. A surgery might be considered by an ENT specialist if one’s condition is serious.
One can try out the following home remedies to control chronic adenoiditis:
- Eating healthy food
- Consuming ample amount of fluids
- Resting well
- Using good hygiene practices
The risk factors related to chronic adenoiditis are as follows:
- Repeated infections, in one’s throat, neck or head
- Infected tonsils
- Contact with airborne viruses, germs, and bacteria
The complications related to chronic adenoiditis are:
- Ear infections
- Glue ear (middle ear infection)
- Infections of the chest
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Ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialists or otolaryngologists are doctors who treat or perform medical surgeries related to ear, nose and throat as well as head and neck areas.