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Is The Grommet Insertion A Risky Thing To Do
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
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
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
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