has anyones children had gromits and adonoids taken out?

we are waiting for my sons appointment and judt wanted to know how much diference the gromits make?how long speech can take to improve and if it takes a while for them to adjust to the full hearing?

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mt fiends little boy had both a few months ago, she said his hearing improved almost instantly

have had my adonoids out and made a big difference to my breathing

I had a gromit as a child, my hearing is pretty much back to normal in my right ear now.

I remember the morning it fell out, it looks like a little cotton reel.

I didn;t realise they took them out, I thought they came out naturally?

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xsazzyjayx;5820357

I had a gromit as a child, my hearing is pretty much back to normal in my … I had a gromit as a child, my hearing is pretty much back to normal in my right ear now.I remember the morning it fell out, it looks like a little cotton reel.I didn;t realise they took them out, I thought they came out naturally?



the op means had gromits, and had adneoids taken out at same time

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why do they take adanoids out?

sassie;5820374

the op means had gromits, and had adneoids taken out at same time



Still not sinking in to me lol...I've re-read what you've said I few times and I don't get it....I blame baby brain. Sorry :oops:

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edjaned;5820383

why do they take adanoids out?



for breathing problems, my friends little buy used to gag for breath at night when he was asleep

when i was a kid i had my wallace's took out, just kiddin

my wee sis got her adonoids out made her spew for a few days but she got all the icecream she wanted

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xsazzyjayx;5820453

Still not sinking in to me lol...I've re-read what you've said I few … Still not sinking in to me lol...I've re-read what you've said I few times and I don't get it....I blame baby brain. Sorry :oops:



gromits in ........... adenoids out

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gromits are the little cotton reel things that they put in ur ears when u have hearing probs they fall out naturally
adanoids i think they are in your nose or throat not sure why they take them out,they just said they will check size of them whilst under general anashetic

I had this done as a kid, many years ago. Mum has always said I didn't need it and said I was just lazy and didn't notice any difference after

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I had gromits in and my adenoids out when i was 3.
Cant remember much lol but ive been okay since,
hope your sons op goes okay xx

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my son snores and gets bad breath so maybe thats why they maybe taking the adonoids out

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edjaned;5820576

my son snores and gets bad breath so maybe thats why they maybe taking … my son snores and gets bad breath so maybe thats why they maybe taking the adonoids out



yes, that will be why, probably blocking his airways

yes, when i was younger i couldnt physically bretahe through my nose and thats why the adanoids were removed............

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tanzc69;5820628

yes, when i was younger i couldnt physically bretahe through my nose and … yes, when i was younger i couldnt physically bretahe through my nose and thats why the adanoids were removed............



me and my daughters have the same problem.

When we asked about the op for my eldest they said they didnt like to do it anymore :? xx

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is he....................................




































..... a robot?

probs needs some WD40

My 5 year old had it all done last year and sice his hearing has improved soo much speech is better but not 100% speech therapist says he's fine for his age so i'm not overly worried and he it was great both at the hospital and afterwards he was a star never complained once the adenoids was useless as i ended having to give him medicine for 2 months to make his breathing and snoring better. goodluck xx

sassie;5820473

gromits in ........... adenoids out



edjaned;5820490

gromits are the little cotton reel things that they put in ur ears when u … gromits are the little cotton reel things that they put in ur ears when u have hearing probs they fall out naturallyadanoids i think they are in your nose or throat not sure why they take them out,they just said they will check size of them whilst under general anashetic



Thank you :oops:

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thanks for all your help

My eldest is on his 2nd set of Gromits and also recently had his adenoids out. Didn't have any speech problems but was developing glue ear and the adenoids were so swollen they added to the problem so they whipped them out at the same time. Really quick and easy operation and home same day.

He still bloody snores though. :lol:

His hearing is perfect now btw and once this lot fall out then job done.

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my son is 6 now,i have been complaing of his hearing since he was 3,he would press his ear to the speaker on the tv etc
he constantly had ear infections and doc diagnosed him with glue ear
after that he was referred to hospital he had one hearing test and he was just pressing the buttons like it was a game,i told the lady he wasnt hearing the noises but she just said he probably does hear fine and its just background noise as i have alot of kids??
i complained about her and asked to see another doc but the health visitor suggested i wait for the school hearing test,school also noticed his hearing or lack of it and he started on speech therapy
after he failed miserably on the school hearing test he was referred back to hospital,failed another 2 hearing tests and then he was refered back to see the doc he saw in the very begining,she advised leaving it another year to see if hearing was better,we told her we were not happy to wait and wanted a referal to ENT which she said she would do
recently my sons speech therapist phoned me and asked if it was ok to write to ent about my sons hearing
we had his appointment last month with ent and they told us the other doc had not referred my son and that he failed badly in both ears
he is now on the waiting list (he is now 6)

his speech has been affected and his teacher has told me he is v well behaved but doesnt hear commands and will just follow what the other children are doing ie at tidy up time

he speaks very nasaly and always sounds bunged up so im unsure if thats the hearing causing the problem with the speech or the adanoids or both

jambo1082;5820469

when i was a kid i had my wallace's took out, just kiddinmy wee sis got … when i was a kid i had my wallace's took out, just kiddinmy wee sis got her adonoids out made her spew for a few days but she got all the icecream she wanted



was waiting for tht lol, what are gromits and adanoids :?

Sorry that you've had to wait for so long. That's bad :-(

My eldest was just under 3 when he had his first grommets which stayed in for about 9 months.......he's now almost 5 and had the 2nd lot and his adenoids in January this year.

When he kept getting persistant ear infections the Docs had him down ENT quick sharp.

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well hopefully he will only need the one lot
they have told me it will be a shock to him as his hearing has been low for so long they said his hearing was flat!
thanks for all your advice,is it obvious when they come out or is it just luck?
i mean will i just come across a little tube thing one day and realise its from his ear or do they feel them pop out?

edjaned;5822849

well hopefully he will only need the one lotthey have told me it will be … well hopefully he will only need the one lotthey have told me it will be a shock to him as his hearing has been low for so long they said his hearing was flat!thanks for all your advice,is it obvious when they come out or is it just luck?i mean will i just come across a little tube thing one day and realise its from his ear or do they feel them pop out?



They don't feel anything as they just drop out. If you're lucky you'll find them on the pillow but usually they are never to be seen again...........they are just tiny little white tubes and seem to vanish.

It's random when they come out.........it can be anything from 6 months to a year.

Hope it makes a big difference.

sassie;5820611

yes, that will be why, probably blocking his airways


yes, i had mine out when i was younger and they said they should start to shrink, not sure if that's true or not, but mine were huge xxx :oops:

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depending on what is wrong with your sons hearing really, my little guys was picked up at 3 and was monitored ever 3 to 6 months, on each visit it was pretty much the same but was told they do not like to put gromits in before the age of6/7 as glue eye can correct itself by then, he has other ear problem that cannot be sorted but also had glue ear, on our last vist (hes 7 now) we where told the glue ear had passed and he would not need gromits, he is now only going to be seen yearly, so all went well hear
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