Tubes for Ear Infections
What To Think About
Some children who have tubes inserted may need to have tubes reinserted.
Tubes may scar the eardrum. Scarring may lead to minor hearing loss.
After surgery, a child needs regular checkups to see that the tubes are working. In some cases, the child may need Reference antibiotics Opens New Window to prevent or treat infections.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: September 10, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics
Reference Charles M. Myer, III, MD - Otolaryngology