Ear tube insertion is the placement of tubes through the eardrums. It is done to help the fluid behind the eardrums to drain so that the ears can function normally, or to reduce the risk of recurrent ear infections.
Note: While this article focuses on ear tube insertion in children, most of the information also could apply to adults with similiar symptoms or problems.
Myringotomy; Tympanostomy; Ear tube surgery
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