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Are You SunSmart?

We ask Jane Brennan from Brennan’s Life Pharmacy Donabate how to make the most of great sunny summer days whilst protecting our skin from harmful rays. Jane says “The Irish Cancer Society SunSmart program has great guidelines to keep us safe. See below for some useful tips and advice” Ways to protect your skin: Shade... Read more >

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Pollen Highs & Watery Eyes

Pollen Highs & Watery Eyes… Talk to Jane Brennan, your Hay Fever Expert in Donabate Are your eyes itchy, red or watery? Is your throat scratchy? Are you sneezing? Do you have itchy ears, nose or mouth? Do you have a blocked or runny nose? Do you wake up feeling exhausted? Hay fever can cause... Read more >

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“Do you know the eight warning signs of breast cancer to look out for?” asks Jane Brennan of Brennan’s Life Pharmacy.

Five minutes that could save your life! “Would you like to know the eight warning signs of breast cancer to look out for?” asks Jane Brennan of Brennan’s Life Pharmacy. We are all a bit shy of talking about breasts, but a five minute chat with any of our team here in Life Pharmacy Donabate... Read more >

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Articles in Adenoids and adenoidectomy

Introduction

(29/07/2014)

An adenoidectomy is a quick operation to remove the adenoids. Adenoids are small lumps of tissue located at the back of the throat, above the tonsils.

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Why adenoids need to be removed

(29/07/2014)

Sometimes a child's adenoids can become swollen or enlarged. For most children, this will only cause mild discomfort and will not require any specific treatment.

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How an adenoidectomy is performed

(29/07/2014)

An adenoidectomy is usually performed by an ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgeon. The operation is quick and carries very risks.

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Risks of an adenoidectomy

(29/07/2014)

An adenoidectomy is a low-risk procedure that rarely causes any complications. It is a relatively common operation that is quick and easy to carry out.

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Recovering from an adenoidectomy

(29/07/2014)

Most children find their throat feels very sore after an adenoidectomy but this is perfectly normal. Your child will usually be given painkillers while in hospital to help ease discomfort.

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