otitis media

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inflammation of the middle ear

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A free glue ear information leaflet and poster is available from website www.
Glue ear - an infection of the tubes that link the ears to the throat - affects a fifth of all children under four, accounts for 40 per cent of their visits to GPs and costs the NHS pounds 15 million a year.
The report includes comments on glue ear treatments and has concluded them to be 'relatively ineffective'.
About 200,000 children suffer from repeated ear infections or glue ear each year in the UK.
His mother Mary, pictured with him, above, always kept Ryan's class teachers informed of his glue ear and suggested that he sit near the teacher in the classroom so he could understand what is being said.
Dummies have been used in many countries for more than 1,000 years, but they have also been linked to malformed teeth, speech impairment, glue ear and other infections.
One in five children between the ages of one and three years old will experience glue ear this winter, a common condition which is often difficult to spot.
Children can get bronchitis, asthma or glue ear from parents smoking around them.
Miss Logan, 27, says she burst into tears when the error became clear after the glue ear operation.
He or she might not be just being naughty - they could have a condition called glue ear which is affecting their hearing.
MY ONE-year-old son has been diagnosed with glue ear and doctors have advised he needs an operation for grommets.
DENBIGHSHIRE Poor on smoking, emergency admissions to hospitals, surgical interventions for glue ear and varicose veins; good stillbirth rate, adults registered with dentists, coronary artery bypass graft, and antibacterial prescribing.
Symptoms associated with it are sore eyes, nose, throat, headaches, dizziness, nausea, asthma and glue ear in children.
Other reasons for deafness include glue ear, otosclerosis, a perforated ear drum and tinnitus.