A 27-year-old female asked:
How many sets of tubes can a child get before doing something different for ear infections?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 36 years experience
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 19 years experience
no set number: There aren't really other treatments besides antibiotics, prevention by not exposing a child to cigarette smoke or limiting daycare attendance, or ear tubes. After a couple sets of temporary tubes that usually last about a year, many ents consider placing more permanent tubes that can last years.
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Last updated Jun 7, 2018
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