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SUPPORT FOR PEOPLE AFFECTED BY HURRICANES HARVEY AND IRMA

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Otitis Media with Effusion (Silent Ear Infection) treatments
Otitis Media with Effusion (Silent Ear Infection)

Treatments could include:

  • Adenoidectomy
  • Aspiration of Middle Ear
  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Antibiotic Therapy
  • Steroid Therapy
  • Myringotomy with insertion of tube
  • Myringotomy with insertion of tube or drainage device, button or grommet
  • Typically, adenoids shrink during adolescence and may disappear by adulthood. Here's why you may need to have them removed.
    Source:HLCMS
  • An ear tube insertion is when a doctor inserts tiny tubes, known as tympanostomy tubes, into the eardrum to reduce ear infections and allow drainage of excess fluids.
    Source:HLCMS
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