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Enlarged Adenoids - 3.5 Year old

My 3.5 year old son has enlarged adenoids.
This is confirmed by X-ray which i attached here.

snoring night
breathing through mouth
waking up several times a night
irritable during day time
hyperactivity during day

he does not have runny nose unless he has cold or something.
ENT doctor suggested removal but i want to avoid that so please advice on homeopathic treatment.


I attached most common qustions and answer realted to that here:

1. Age,sex,weight,body and face appearance, country.

- 3.5 years, male, 41.6 pounds, fair, USA (adenoid hypertrophy)

2. Main complaints and other associated troubles.
a)Where is the trouble; The exact locality of the complaint like hands,legs etc; duration of trouble.

- nose, breaths through mouth during day time and night. difficulty breathing through nose during sleep and also during day, loud noise while sleeping. duration about 2 months

b)What exactly do child feels, Sensation as pain, how pain feels or burn etc, according to you.

-no pain just difficulty breathing. gets aggressive during day, gets angry, hyperactivity. x-ray shows adenoid hypertrophy, 80% blockadge.

c)What are the factors that causes this trouble according to you.

- recurrent cold, new school.

d)Condition under which the complaint is reduced or child feels better like,cold or hot application,cold or hot weather,position as standing,walking,rest etc.

- no

e)Condition under which the complaint is increased like,cold or hot application,cold or hot weather,position as standing,walking,rest etc.

-cold weather, school, sleeping, playing

f)Any other complaint any where in the body.

- neck swollen lymp node.

g)Onset time of troubles in detail, i.e which came first, after that what problem and so on.

- after recurrent cold noticed difficulty breathing.

h)Treatment method adopted and its result.

- braggs apple cider vinegar mixed with honey, little improvement but not to expectation. doctor suggest us to go through adenoid removal surgery but trying not to go through surgery.

3. History of diseases in family.

- grandmother-blood pressure, diabetes; grandfather- diabetes

4. Personal History.
a)About childhood.


b)Academic performance.

- out of school due to sickness

c)Any major incidents in life and the effect of it on life.


d)How is child satisfied with friends, family members, etc.

-hyperactivity, requires attention

6. How is child's Appetite and Thirst.


7. Likes and Dislikes.
a)Alcohol Bread Butter Bitter Salt Sweet Sour Fats Milk Mud Chalk Egg Spicy food Meat Fish Fruits Fried Food
Warm food-drink Cold food-drink Ice Ice cream Chocolates Tea Coffee.

-no alcohol, less fried food, vegetarian

b)Anything else about like and dislike of any activity with child or surrounding.


8. Bowel movements.
a)Nature of stool, frequency, satisfactory or not.

-one time in the morning after milk. normal

b)Any discomforts associated with stool.


9. Urine.
a)Frequency, nature, volume.

-after food roughtly every 3 hours, good volume, yellow color

b)Any discomfort before, during or after urination/odour


12. Sleep.
a)The quality of sleep, the quietness or restlessness of sleep,
position of sleep, times of waking and reasons for waking,
need for cover over various parts of the body,
whether the window must be open or closed etc.
common dreams, peculiar sounds or gestures during sleep, etc.

-sleeps on his stomack, breaths through mouth, has hard time breathing through nose. loud noise while sleeping

13. Sweat
a)How much, what parts, staining, Odour.

-when runs around

14. Weather
a)Tolerance to heat and cold, dryness, humidity, weather changes, sun,
foggy weather, wind drafts, closed rooms, etc.

- gets cold and cough during cold season, humidity is controlled through humidifier in the house. s

15. Mental Status
a) Were there any complications at birth?


b)At what age did the child: crawl, walk, talk, teethe, toilet train ?

-crawl 7 months, walk 13 months, teethe 5 months, toilet train at 3 years

c)How did the child react to the following situations: vaccinations, birth of younger sibling, starting day care, starting school, spending night with a friend, going away to camp, traveling with the family

-cries during vaccination, starting day care cried for couple weeks, follows teather, does not have self confident, always look upto adult for guidance, does not play with other kids at school, always stays close to teachers.

d)Did the child have an especially severe childhood illness--measles, mumps, croup, etc.?


e)When ill or upset does the child want to cling or be left alone, or something else altogether?

-sickness does not affect his play but looses appetite during sickess

f)How would you describe the child's behavior when playing with other children?

-does not like to share toys, does not like to play with other kids.

g)What feedback do you get from the child's teachers?

-he is follower, he does not do anything on his own, no idependence

h)How does your child treat animals?

-likes animal

i)What fears does your child have?

-loud noise like sirens, getting scared being on his own

j)How affectionate is the child when not sick?

-not bad

k)How sympathetic is the child (concerned with the suffering of others)?

-very sympathetic

l)How is the child affected by games, studying, music and dancing?

-likes educational games now

m)Is the child fastidious? Please explain.


n)Is the child sensitive to criticism? Please explain.

-no if you explain to him patiently he listens.

o)Describe the child's eating habits, for example: picks at his food, or eats voraciously, or is full after 2 bites, or can't sit still to eat, or must be fed or he won't calm down, and so on.

-eats fine, have to feed him, watches tv.

p)Are there any digestive complaints--waking with stomach pains, or a lot of gas and bloating or burping, or constipation, etc.?


q)How cooperative is the child?


r)What does the child really love to do?

-play with cars


1./) How sympathetic is your son ?

- somewhat

2./) Does he sweat a lot ? If yes, on which body part ?

-sweat in summer uderarms during winter if he runs around alot than underarms smells

3./) Does he have a craving for something in food or drink ?

-likes indian sweet

4./) How selfish or generous is he ?


5./) How does he react to thunderstorms ?

- gets scared with noise

6./) How is his confidence level ? How is his intelligence level ?

-not very confident. intellifence wise he is smart, remembers stuff

7./) How outgoing is he ?


8./) Is he lazy ?

-not lazy


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  sweetbhumika on 2017-02-10
This is just a forum. Assume posts are not from medical professionals.
Give him one dose Tuberculinum 200.
Do not give him sour articles to eat or drink.
Update after one week.
telescope 4 years ago

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