Otitis media with effusion and recurrent acute otitis media are common problems in children
Articles tagged with "otitis media"
The FDA says that the efficacy of certain drugs to treat otitis media, otitis externa, or excessive wax buildup has not been proven, and some have reports of adverse effects
Nasopharyngoscopy is recommended for patients with otitis media with effusion and other signs, symptoms of nasopharyngeal carcinoma
What is the impact of otitis media on patient and parental quality of life?
Best practices recommend placing TT over medication in cases of recurrent AOM
Prenatal exposure to second-hand smoke found to heighten risk of otitis media and hearing loss in adolescents
The Society for Middle Ear Disease aims to promote public and professional awareness of the importance of otitis media as a major health problem.
The clinical decision to treat or not to treat children with AOM remains controversial.
A 42-year-old male was recently fitted for occupational ear molds to protect him from excessive noise exposure at work and further hearing loss. During the fitting, he experienced severe, sudden otalgia and vertigo and complained that hearing loss in the left ear, his better-hearing ear, had worsened.
Does tympanostomy tube placement affect vestibular function in young children? Background: One of the most common questions we are asked as otolaryngologists is whether placement of ventilation tubes will help a child who has otitis media with an effusion (OME). OME is defined as the presence of a middle-ear effusion with signs or symptoms of an […]