What are the symptoms of Glue Ear?
Glue ear presence with the hearing loss. Parents generally start noticing the hearing loss when both the ears are affected when the symptoms are more. The child typically talks in a louder voice and the TV volume becomes loud and they may also have othe
What are Grommets and how do they work?
Grommets are small ventilation tubes. The made of plastic or metal, they are few millimeters wide, they inserted through a cut made in the ear drum. There are two types of grommet one is short term we generally lost any time between 6 months to 2 years a
Risks of an Adenoidectomy & Insertion of Grommets procedure
For the risks after adenoidectomy they maybe minor bleeding from the nose or the mouth, it generally stops by itself, in very few patients the child may need to go back to theater and the nose fact. Most of the children have a bit of throat pain with subs
How is glue ear diagnosed
Glue Ear presents with a hearing loss, in a small child if the glue ear has been present for a long time it can again present with an unclear speech. It can be easily diagnosed, clinically it can be seen with an otoscope examination of the ear drum in wh
What is Glue Ear?
Glue ear secretory otitis media is a collection of a fluid behind the ear drum, this happens when there is a malfunction of the Eustachian tube and negative pressure with subsequently leads to fluid build-up behind the ear drum. It can be temporary or it