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Old 08-27-2004, 12:28 PM   #1
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Is it possible to have swollen adenoids during menopause. I have allergies and post nasal drip.

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Old 09-24-2004, 05:49 PM   #2
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Re: adenoids

Are you sure you have allergies? I also have adenoid problems and post nasal drip. I thought I had allergies so I pestered my doc until he sent me to an allergist for testing. It turns out I have no allergies, but I have vasomotor rhinitis. Allergist said it is common in women "my age". (Hotflashes are also a vasomotor thing)
He said the sinuses react to certain triggers as with an allergy, but there is no histamine involved. I don't remember all the details. Maybe you can do a search on it.

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