glue ear


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glue ear

accumulation of fluid in the middle ear in children, caused by infection and sometimes resulting in deafness
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Biofilm eradication with biodegradable modified-release antibiotic pellets: a potential treatment for glue ear. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2012;138(10):9429.
This is known as glue ear and would need the insertion of grommets to drain the middle ear and keep it healthy.
Davies says, "and Cavalier King Charles Spaniels are prone to a problem similar to 'glue ear' in children in which the middle ear fills with a sticky fluid instead of air.
One of the most common reasons children visit the doctor is middle ear problems, whether they be acute otitis media or the more chronic manifestations of otitis media with effusion (glue ear).
The Early Ears app, created by audiologists at Aston University, can help parents spot glue ear - a common condition affecting up to 80 per cent of children by the age of 10 - using a digital and fun version of a test which paediatric health clinics use.
Otitis media with effusion (OME) or 'glue ear' to you and me, is actually not about ear wax.
If he has had a chronic infection, there may be a build-up of fluid in his middle ear, which is called glue ear. It is treated with antibiotics and sometimes needs a temporary small tube in the ear drum.
She had bilateral middle ear effusions in keeping with glue ear. After a period of active surveillance, her glue ear resolved, but she continued to have a hearing deficit, with a right-sided mild conductive hearing loss with thresholds of ~40 dB.
I was allowed to attend because of my son's glue ear. "But I was told by officials around 20 parents had been turned away at the gate.
"We deal with a vast range of presentations, from impetigo, skin rashes, glue ear, strep throat, sexual health checks and minor wounds.