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Why might it be that someone get tubes in their ears?

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Dr. Harold Kim
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Middle ear fluid

The tubes help to equalize pressure in the middle ear with the atmospheric pressure.
This helps resolve situations where fluid develops behind the ear drums. It also has been shown to reduce the frequency of middle ear infections.

In brief: Middle ear fluid

The tubes help to equalize pressure in the middle ear with the atmospheric pressure.
This helps resolve situations where fluid develops behind the ear drums. It also has been shown to reduce the frequency of middle ear infections.
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