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What to do if i am having a tubes placed in my ears do the docs put me to bed before doing sergery?

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Tympanostomy: Not for a 37 year old. It will be an office procedure with a topical anesthetic (typically phenol) applied to the tympanic membrane prior to lancing, evacuation of middle ear fluid and insertion of PE tube.

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