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What to expect getting ear tubes?

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Dr. James Ferguson
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In brief: ??for kids ??

Ear tubes generally refers to insertion of plastic ventilation tubes into the ears if infants have chronic infections.
The kids are placed under general anesthesia, the canal cleaned with antiseptic material & a thin knife used to open a hole in the ear drum.Debris is sucked out of the middle ear & the tube inserted & antibiotic drops applied. The kid is awakened & sent home to outpatient followup.

In brief: ??for kids ??

Ear tubes generally refers to insertion of plastic ventilation tubes into the ears if infants have chronic infections.
The kids are placed under general anesthesia, the canal cleaned with antiseptic material & a thin knife used to open a hole in the ear drum.Debris is sucked out of the middle ear & the tube inserted & antibiotic drops applied. The kid is awakened & sent home to outpatient followup.
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