5 Fantastical Ear Tube Myths: Debunked!

March 5, 2017
Dr. Momma shares the top 5 ear tube myths that the majority of her patient families believe about ear tube surgery and corrects the misinformation.

Ear infections are common childhood illnesses. Most children outgrow the infections after medical management, but some children need ear tubes to relieve the recurrent infections. Numerous ear tube myths exist which cause additional concern for parents. I  have previously discussed how ear tubes may be useful to treat chronic ear infections.  As a pediatric Ear Nose […]

7 Ear Infection FACTS Every Mother Should Know

January 22, 2017
Dr.Momma shares 7 ear infection facts that parents will find useful when discussing their child's problem with their physician.

1.  Infections occur in the outer, middle and inner part of the ear Middle ear infections (called otitis media), are the most common type and occur when fluid collects behind the eardrum. These infections are caused by swelling in the nose which leads to blocking the eustachian tube. Outer ear infections (called otitis externa, or swimmer’s […]