What is Adenoidectomy?

Category: Surgeries

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Adenoidectomy is the surgical removal of the adenoids. They may be removed for several reasons, including impaired breathing through the nose and chronic infections or earaches.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Adenoiditis 15 2
Tonsillitis 7 1
Fever/chills 2 0
Allergic rhinitis 1 0
Ear infection 1 0
Laryngopharyngeal reflux 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
1
None
3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Adenoidectomy

Side effect Patients
Post-surgical pain 1

Duration

Stopped having Adenoidectomy

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 23
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 3
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Adenoidectomy.