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Doctor insights on: Is The Grommet Insertion A Risky Thing To Do

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What is grommet insertion?

PE Tubes: For a variety of ear conditions, otolaryngologists (ENT) may recommend insertion of pe tubes/tympanostomy tubes, sometimes referred to as grommets. ...Read more

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Who does grommet insertion?

Who does grommet insertion?

PE Tubes: For a variety of ear conditions, otolaryngologists (ENT) may recommend insertion of pe tubes/tympanostomy tubes, sometimes referred to as grommets. ...Read more

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How long does the grommet insertion take?

How long does the grommet insertion take?

GROMMET INSERTION: This procedure usually takes about 15 or 20 minutes. Check with the otolaryngologist who will be doing the procedure. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are risks of grommet insertion surgery?

What are risks of grommet insertion surgery?

Few: Grommet us a hollow tube inserted in the tympani membrane to drain fluid in the middle ear to prevent infection and deafness fairly safe some times will result same as complication and bleeding. ...Read more

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What are the health risks of grommet insertion surgery?

What are the health risks of grommet insertion surgery?

Tubes are safe: Overall risks are minimal. Most common is drainage from the tubes which is usually treatable with antibiotic ear drops but rarely they need to be removed to stop it. There are very small risks of the tubes lasting less than 6 months or longer than 2 years. There could be a persistent hole in the eardrum (~1% of the time). Up to 1/5 people may need a 2nd set of tubes. ...Read more

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Can they insert grommets in the ears of a child with general anaesthetic or local?

Can they insert grommets in the ears of a child with general anaesthetic or local?

Either: Depending on the child's age. Younger children will be more comfortable having a "light" ga...Usually given by mask for a few brief minutes :). ...Read more

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Would doctors insert grommets in the ears of a child with a general anesthetic or local anesthetic?

Would doctors insert grommets in the ears of a child with a general anesthetic or local anesthetic?

General: The need for the patient to lie completely still during the procedure makes general anesthetic the most common way to do kid tubes. Years ago,I saw it done under deep sedation with iontophoretic numbing of the ear drum during research work, but the process is more risky.I wouldn't want it done that way today. ...Read more

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Doing mastrbation since 2006 now i m 22 yrs old.only rubbing fingr not insertion of any thing will it effect my sexual life and my reproductive systm?

Doing mastrbation since 2006 now i m 22 yrs old.only rubbing fingr not insertion of any thing will it effect my sexual life and my reproductive systm?

No, not a problem: Masturbation should be harmless to the body as long as he or she does not use too much force or friction on her genitals. One should realize that the body has essentially the same response to masturbation as to sex for the purpose of reproduction. That means the body reacts just as it does during sexual intercourse, which, of course, has no harmful side effects on the body. ...Read more