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What is the treatment for chronic middle ear fluid?

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Dr. Bernstein Joel
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Tibes

If you have had a middle ear ear effusion (fluid) for more than 3 or 4 months and you have a hearing loss of 20 to 30%, a very simple and safe procedure performed by any competent ENT doctor is an incision into the ear drum under local anesthesia, aspiration of the fluid, and insertion of a ventilation tube.

In brief: Tibes

If you have had a middle ear ear effusion (fluid) for more than 3 or 4 months and you have a hearing loss of 20 to 30%, a very simple and safe procedure performed by any competent ENT doctor is an incision into the ear drum under local anesthesia, aspiration of the fluid, and insertion of a ventilation tube.
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