What are the symptoms of adenoiditis?

The symptoms associated with this condition can vary based on what exactly causes the infection.

Adenoiditis, generally, begins as swelling or enlargement of the adenoid glands. This swelling blocks or restricts the airways making it difficult to breathe through the nose. The symptoms associated with adenoiditis vary and depends on the exact cause of the infection.

The signs and symptoms of adenoiditis include:

  • Pain in the ears
  • Sore or dry throat
  • Stuffy, runny nose
  • Chronic sinus infections
  • Troubled breathing, mouth breathing
  • Speaking with a nasal twang
  • Difficulty in sleeping, snoring
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Bad breath
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