Tonsils and adenoids are both made of lymphoid tissue similar to the glands in our neck and aresituated in the throat (tonsil -one on each side inside the mouth) and the adenoidal tissue is situated at the back of the nose where our mouth meets the back of the nose which is known as thenasopharynx. … Read more What are tonsils and adenoids?
COMMON INDICATIONS– adenoidal and tonsillar enlargement with obstruction, recurrent strepthroat GABHS positive children with comorbidities, recurrent tonsillar infection (7 in 1 year, 5/y in 2 years), obstructive sleep apnoea, suspected malignancy, recurrent quinsy post Adenoidal enlargement is diagnosed clinically by your ENT surgeon. Adenoidal removal is indicated within adenoidal tissue occupies greater than > 75% … Read more When do you need your Adenoids or Tonsils Removed?
What is a tonsillectomy and how is it performed recovery and risks? Tonsillectomy is performed on a general anaesthetic, the patient is completely sleeping and unaware of the procedure. The surgery takes 30 minutes with the anaesthetic the whole procedure may take anywhere between 45 and 60 minutes. It is commonly done as a day … Read more Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy Surgery