Health Tip: Do You Have Enlarged Adenoids?01/17/11
(HealthDay News) -- The adenoids are lymphatic tissue,
resembling the tonsils, found in the airway between the nose and
back of the throat.
The adenoids have a tendency to swell, especially in younger
children. The ADAM Medical Encyclopedia says common symptoms of
enlarged adenoids include:
- Dry mouth.
- Cracked lips.
- Bad breath.
- Daytime breathing with the mouth open.
- Breathing through the mouth, especially at night.
- Restlessness while trying to sleep.
- Chronic nasal stuffiness or runny nose.
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