has your child had tubes and what do you think about them? We went to the drs today and they refered us to an ENT i'm very scareed. She is 17 monthsAnswer Question
Answer by mom2twobabes at 5:21 PM on Dec. 21, 2009
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Answer by luckycharms0406 at 9:09 PM on Dec. 21, 2009
My son had tubes put in his ears at about 15months old. He is three now and it was a decison I don't regret. He started out having a few ear infections until finally just one long ear infection that we never could seem to clear up. His tubes are still in place (normally they fall out naturally long before now for most kids) and has not had a single ear infection since. He goes under water to play, he has had fewer illnesses in general, and his speech issues resolved after his tubes were in. When he had his ear infections, at any given time he had a 20 to 65% blockage in his ears, causing him to have difficult hearing. I was nervous about the surgery but it took less than 30 minutes. There was some bleeding around his nose (they also removed his adnoids) and he was pretty cranky/fussy after recovery. We had some pain medication and he slept for most of the remaining day at home. Then he woke up and played.
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