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December 30, 2017
ENT Hospital Kota Adenoid snoring kids problem

Does your child snore / sleep with mouth open? Does your child get recurrent cold and ear infections?

Adenoids are lymphoid tissue located in the back of the nose. They are present at birth and then begin to enlarge. They, along with the tonsils, continue to grow until individuals are aged 5-7 years. Then, they generally regress by the age of 12-14 years , but many a times, they do not ,and cause nasal congestion, snoring, and breathing through the mouth, by physically blocking the back of the nose. Since they are located very close to the tube connecting the ear and the nose (eustachian tube), they can cause recurrent ear infections and fluid in the ear leading to hearing loss.

Adenoids can be diagnosed by a simple x ray  known as X ray adenoid. Though,topical nasal steroids may shrink adenoids slightly (ie, up to 10%),but, once the topical nasal steroid is discontinued, the adenoids grow again  and continue to cause problems.

Adenoidectomy is the surgical procedure in which the adenoids are removed. Conventional Blind curette of adenoids is no longer performed, as it leads to bleeding and incomplete removal leading to recurrence. At

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October 6, 2017
Best treatment available for sinus in kota


What Is a Sinus Infection?

A sinus infection, or sinusitis, is caused by bacteria being trapped when the sinuses — air-filled cavities behind the bones of the face — become inflamed and swollen. The most common bacteria that cause sinus infections are streptococcus pneumoniae, moraxella catarrhalis, and haemophilus influenzae. Sinus infections often occur during the common cold, when mucus and bacteria drainage is blocked.

Symptoms and Signs of Sinus Infections

Sinus infections usually start as an upper respiratory infection, such as the common cold, with runny or stuffy nose, sneezing, and cough. Mucus from the nose often starts out clear but then becomes thicker and stickier. Pain may develop because there is increased pressure in the blocked sinus, either in the forehead area, cheek area, between the eyes, or behind the nose. The pain can feel worse when the child leans forward, and if you press firmly or tap lightly over an affected sinus, there may be tenderness. In addition, the child may have a fever and headache.

Sinus infections are difficult to diagnose, but a runny nose lasting more th

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September 28, 2017
Best Speech therapist in kota, audiologist

Stammering, also known as stuttering, refers to a condition brought about by physiological factors in children. The reasons children stammer include neuromuscular complications, incapability to control speech organs muscles, difficultly in moving the lips and the tongue, and obstruction within the speech organs. If stammering takes place at an advanced age, psychological factors such as, a tense family atmosphere, arousal, anxiety, scorn and loss of confidence are the likely causes.

One of the effective ways of reducing stammering in children is the use of exercises. The exercises work by providing strength to speech organs like the lungs, tongue, trachea, lips and the jaw. These exercises either cure stammering completely or lower the intensity considerably. They are better off carried out at night before retiring to bed in a secluded part of the house. Here are a number of top exercise regimens that will reduce stammering in children.

Loud Vowel Pronouncement

Clearly and audibly the child should be asked to pronounce each of the vowels beginning from A through to E, I, O and U. The child should be very articulate while pronouncing the vowels. He/she can also distort the face while uttering the vowel sounds.