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28 Oct 2009

Talking through your nose
HI
I have a grandaughter aged 4 and her preschool teacher says we need to take her to an ENT as she talks through her nose.
Your comment on this please.
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Jenny

Nasal speech may be due to a number of causes, and visiting an ENT is a good suggestion, as she would need an examination to exclude possibilities. This could range from enlarged adenoids to a blocked nose due to allergies.
An examination will rule out speculation.

Regards
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