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What are the tests for otitis media with effusion?

See below. Ear examination with an otoscope. And some people will perform tympanometry. This produces a graph that can aid in the diagnosis. Read more...

Are there any key symptoms to look for to see if otitis media with effusion is starting to clear up?

Otitis. Genially if your ear starts to pop this is a good sign. Improving hearing also would indicate improvement. Read more...
Should feel better . There should be no pain, and you should be able to hear normally on that side. Read more...

I have otitis media with effusion. How I get rid of it?

Antibiotic. Although there is some discussion about antibiotic treatment in otitis media, it is still the most common standard of care in treatment of a localized infection. The 'with effusion' just means there is fluid under pressure in the middle ear. If antibiotic treatment alone is ineffective over 3 months, many doctors recommend pe tubes. Read more...

Please let me know if there is a quick cure for otitis media with effusion?

No. Otitis media with effusion (OME) may resolve spontaneously. However, persistent OME over 12 weeks generally requires ventilation tube insertion. Read more...

What can help my 5 year old with his coughing, asthma and otitis media with effusion?

Avoid milk. Many children with asthma and otitis media do not digest milk adequately. Avoiding sugar can also help with otitis media. Read more...
Asthma. Have the child be evaluated by the pediatrician. May need antibiotics as any ENT infection can worsen asthma symptoms and make your little one miserable. If the child had seen a physician and is still symptomatic then take him/ her back if they are not getting better. Read more...

What could help my 5-year-old with his coughing asthma and otitis media with effusion?

Asthma? Has he been diagnosed with asthma? If so, then he needs his rescue inhalers. His ear infection may need antibiotics so you need to have him seen by his doctor. Read more...
Make sure to check. for food allergies too, & watch his diet. Speak to his pediatrician first & do an elimination diet to make sure he's not compounding the problem.Work with a clinical nutritionist for any substitutions needed. Would reduce or eliminate GMO wheat, soy, corn, potato, dairy, sugars from diet & see if there's a change or reduction of asthma. Many ways to get needed calcium and Vitamin D3 into his diet. Read more...