Childhood Diseases

Posted by: First time mom | 2009/07/07



My son is almost 12 months old, and had him at the GP doctor last week thursday, he mentioned that he has a lot of fluid in his ears, that is not draining, so he gave him antibiotics, which is now finished, and cortisone to take for 10 days. he said that if by next week monday, he is not better, he will send us to ENT to look into the possibility of grommets. is my baby not too small for this.?? he has had a lot of problems wiht upper respiratory infection, and ear infections, will this help him?

Expert's Reply



Your baby is not too young to have grommets if he really needs them. It does seem as if he certainly will need to have grommets put in. The operation is very safe.

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Posted by: Kinnie | 2009/07/08

Hi. My LB got his first grommets last winter at 6 months and it really helped a lot. Got new ones in March, because the first ones had fallen out. This winter so far we had no ear problems.

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