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Pinna Abnormalities And Low Set Ears
Yes: Of course, any physical feature can be altered at a later time with a referral to a cosmetic surgeon. Whether you can get the outcome desired or if the skull is formed a certain way may decide how much correction can be made. However, nobody will do such a surgery on a child, this is mainly an adult decision. Much really depends on how low set, and whether they are really causing issues for you. ...Read more
Low set ears are usually rotated posteriorly. The term 'low set ears' describes a condition where the upper part if the tragus falls below an imaginary line that runs from the medial to the lateral canthus that is continued laterally around the head to reach each ear. This condition has been used to identify increased risk of other major ...Read more
Low set ears : Low set ears are usually rotated posteriorly. The term 'low set ears' describes a condition where the upper part if the tragus falls below an imaginary line that runs from the medial to the lateral canthus that is continued laterally around the head to reach each ear. This condition has been used to identify increased risk of other major and minor congenital anomalies ...Read more
Child with Down syndrome has epicathal folds, thick tongue and low set ears. What else could be wrong?
Ask pediatrician...: If they are not sure, consider referral to a geneticist. Make sure the child had all his routine neonatal testing including bloodwork and a hearing screen. It is very hard to diagnose the child without a thorough examination, but it is certainly worth looking into. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
16 month old boy. Put less than 10lbs on since birth. Heart murmur. Low set ears. Very short. Face features close together pointy chin etc...syndrome?
Is it true that you can tell what baby's future skin color will be by cuticles/ear color? When does skin color normally set in?
Does sleep training really exist? Is it achievable at 7 weeks? I try to set routines but they don't normally work and I'm playing things by ear.
I have had 11 sets of ear tubes since age 6. Is there another solution rather than getting more? The set I've had in for 3 months just came out.
ETD: It sounds like you are having trouble with eustachian tube dysfunction (ETD). This can precipitate recurrent ear infections. Sometimes, the root cause needs to be treated more effectively. Allergies can precipitate this problem and subsequent infections. You might consider having allergy testing done and better allergy Rx. There are also some newer procedures to surgically open the ET. See an ENT. ...Read more
Have been having pain behind my right ear (where the bow of eyeglasses set). I have also had surgery on that ear as well.
Tingling in left side of face and shoulder on some occasions when i set in some chairs similar to my cheeks left ear lobe going to sleep?
See your doctor: This is never normal. See your doctor. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination, and possibly order tests to find out what's wrong. ...Read more
For the last 6 months I have been having an extremely sharp stabbing pain in my right ear. It is not constant but much more frequent now. Anything can set off this stabbing pain, noise, wind, cold.There is a constant ache now, which is a newer symptom. I
Ear pain: Need to see your doc for an exam. ...Read more
My lil boy is 3. He was born deaf. He had 2 sets of tubes put in. We noticed his right ear is draining and he will not let us touch it.
The ear molds on my hearing aids give me intermittent pain. That has been true of the past three sets of ear molds. Is something wrong with my ears?
My 3 year old is on her 2nd set of pe tubes (t&a removed).Left tube is in the ear canal & is infectioned.Is it recommended/safe to replace this tube?
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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I can't even set through fireworks without crying. I get headaches as well, i've tried ear plugs and they don't work. Could it be a hearing loss?
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