Today, treatment of adenoids in children is almost the most important problem of medicine. Adenoids are the overgrown tissue of the nasopharyngeal tonsil, which is normally designed to protect the body from infectious agents.
Some experts argue that the optimal method of treating adenoids is surgical removal. Others are sure that there is no need to hurry with the operation, since there is conservative therapy, which is no less effective.
The diagnosis of the chronic form is established in the presence of a permanent violation of the integrity of the tympanic membrane. Discharge from the ear is an optional symptom of pathology, since they can be both permanent and temporary.
Patients are prescribed fortifying agents, vitamins, immunocorrectors. If conservative therapy does not give the desired result within 1-2 weeks, then surgical methods of evacuating the secret from the tympanic cavity are shown.
The pathological process in the middle ear with the formation of a thick secret is exudative otitis media. Let's consider the features of the disease, the methods of diagnosis, treatment and prevention.