Results 1 - 8 of 8 for adenoids
  1. Adenoids (National Library of Medicine)  
    What are adenoids? Adenoids are a patch of tissue that is high up in the throat, just behind the nose. They, along with ... infection and keeps body fluids in balance. The adenoids and tonsils work by trapping germs coming in ...
  2. Tonsillitis (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... them, one on each side. Along with the adenoids, tonsils are part of the lymphatic system. The ... and keeps body fluids in balance. Tonsils and adenoids work by trapping the germs coming in through ...
  3. Head and Neck Cancer (National Library of Medicine)  
    Head and neck cancer includes cancers of the mouth, nose, sinuses, salivary glands, throat, and lymph nodes in the neck. Most begin in the moist tissues that ...
  4. Oral Cancer (National Library of Medicine)  
    Oral cancer can form in any part of the mouth. Most oral cancers begin in the flat cells that cover the surfaces of your mouth, tongue, and lips. Anyone can ...
  5. Plague (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... forms of plague: Bubonic plague causes the tonsils, adenoids, spleen, and thymus to become inflamed. Symptoms include ...
  6. Salivary Gland Cancer (National Library of Medicine)  
    Your salivary glands make saliva - sometimes called spit - and empty it into your mouth through openings called ducts. Saliva makes your food moist, which helps ...
  7. Sleep Apnea (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... or small airways. Children with enlarged tonsils or adenoids may also get it. Doctors diagnose sleep apnea ...
  8. Tracheal Disorders (National Library of Medicine)  
    Your trachea, or windpipe, is one part of your airway system. Airways are pipes that carry oxygen-rich air to your lungs. They also carry carbon dioxide, ...