6 doctors weighed in:
Under what circumstances are ear tubes recommended for your child?
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2 doctors agree
In brief: Controversial.
Most doctors agree that tubes may help prevent hearing loss from chronic or frequent ear infections.

In brief: Controversial.
Most doctors agree that tubes may help prevent hearing loss from chronic or frequent ear infections.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. James Sidman
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Hearing, infections
Hearing loss for about 12 weeks, or needing many antibiotics for infections are the main reasons to put in ear tubes.

In brief: Hearing, infections
Hearing loss for about 12 weeks, or needing many antibiotics for infections are the main reasons to put in ear tubes.
Dr. James Sidman
Dr. James Sidman
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Varies
I generally send kids for consultation when there is 5 or more infections per year or a continuous infection that won't clear within 90 days.
The ENT's may factor in other variables like severity of infection, time of year, etc.

In brief: Varies
I generally send kids for consultation when there is 5 or more infections per year or a continuous infection that won't clear within 90 days.
The ENT's may factor in other variables like severity of infection, time of year, etc.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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