Pediatric ENT

What is an adenoid? Adenoid is a tissue which is found between the nose and throat. It produces antibodies that help us fighting against bacteria and viruses. If your child has an enlarged or frequently infected adenoid, your doctor may recommend it’s surgical removal. 

Strep throat is an infection of the throat and tonsils. A bacteria called “group A beta haemolytic streptococcus” cause it. The infection spreads from someone who is sick with strep A bacteria or is a carrier of it. Like other infections, it spreads through close contact. When people who are sick cough or sneeze, they release droplets into the air that hold the bacteria, […]

Fluid collection in the middle ear is either due to inadequate functioning of the eustachian tube which transmits air into the middle ear, or untreated otitis media. In children, it is often accompanied with enlarged and infected adenoids . Parental smoking at home and air pollution are also causative factors. Fluid in the middle ear not […]