Adenoiditis

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What is adenoiditis?

Adenoids are glands located in the back of the mouth, and behind the nose. Similar to the tonsils, these glands can also get enlarged and inflamed, this is called adenoiditis. Symptoms of adenoiditis are pain, nasal stuffiness, and difficulty breathing.

Common symptoms reported by people with adenoiditis

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with adenoiditis

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Lifestyle Modification
How many have tried
1
Tried for
stress (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1) pain (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(BuTrans patch)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Celebrex)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Spinal Chiropractic Therapy)
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Other
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Myofascial release)
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

Data from patients with adenoiditis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with adenoiditis

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
cold sweat dizziness and feeling faint 1 more
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
stress (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1) pain (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(BuTrans patch)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Celebrex)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
abdominal pain indigestion
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Spinal Chiropractic Therapy)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Myofascial release)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with adenoiditis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has adenoiditis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 2
40s 8
50s 3
60s 2
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 7
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 3
Female 14

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 9
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from adenoiditis patients who have completed their condition history
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