6 Treatments for Enlarged Adenoids

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Overview

Adenoids are small tissues located at the back of the throat. They are similar to the tonsils, and located right above them. Both adenoids and tonsils are part of the immune system.Adenoids are present at birth, and they grow until a child is b[read article]

Tests for Enlarged Adenoids

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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Rhinoscopy
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Polysomnography is a study or test done while a person is fully asleep. You will be observed while you sleep so that your doctor can record data about your sleep pa...  More
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A neck X-ray (also called a cervical spine X-ray) is an X-ray image taken of your cervical vertebrae, which are the seven bones of your neck that encase and protect...  More
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Sleep Electroencephalogram (EEG) during Polysomnography
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Surgical Procedures for Enlarged Adenoids

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Adenoid removal, also called adenoidectomy, is a common surgery used to remove the adenoids. The adenoids are glands located in the roof of the mouth, behind the so...  More
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