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Otitis Media with Effusion

Otitis media with effusion: Overview, causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment | KKH

Otitis Media with Effusion - What it is

OME, otherwise known as ‘Glue Ear’, is the collection of fluid in the middle ear. It occurs commonly in children and studies show up to 60% of children have at least one episode by the age of 6.

It frequently occurs after an upper respiratory tract infection and in the majority of cases, it resolves by itself. However, the length of time for this resolution varies and may take up to 3 months.

Otitis Media with Effusion - How to prevent?

Otitis Media with Effusion - Preparing for surgery

Otitis Media with Effusion - Post-surgery care

Otitis Media with Effusion - Other Information

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