Son has had double ear infections for about 6 weeks and tonight at bedtime he was hysterically sobbing and we feared one finally ruptured. It hasn't (thank god!) but after two rounds of oral meds and a shot in the butt of an antibiotic there's nothing else to do right now but ear numbing drops.
In the middle of all this battling (having to restrain him for the drops and multiple ear exams) a nurse, PA, and a real doctor all heard a heart murmur. He's 7 years, almost 7 1/2 and has a bunch of medical issues including asthma and life threatening food allergies. They want him into the pediatrician asap for follow up HOWEVER this doesn't feel right to me. WHY? This doctor has seen him 5 times or more a year for many many years and has listened to his chest and lungs a zillion times. And never heard a thing.
WWYD? What should I do? I'm just a mess right now. I am in lost puppy mode. I don't wanna go all dramatic and call a pediatric cardiologist but his normal pediatrician feels weird too...
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