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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
  • Doctors often perform adenoid removals and tonsillectomies (removal of the tonsils) together. Chronic throat and respiratory infections often cause inflammation and infection in both glands.
  • 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.
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