glue ear


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glue ear

n
(Pathology) accumulation of fluid in the middle ear in children, caused by infection and sometimes resulting in deafness
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Parents with concerns about glue ear or their child's hearing can ring the NDCS Freephone helpline 0808 800 8880, voice and text phone.
Last year, she saw more than 1,000 children with conditions caused by passive smoking, such as asthma, glue ear, bronchitis, pneumonia and infections caused by weakened immune systems.
A MOUSE has led scientists to discover one of the genes responsible for glue ear in children.
Homeopathy is a complete system of medicine which can alleviate symptoms of many complaints, including arthritis and insomnia, stress and recurring conditions such as glue ear, asthma, hay fever, allergies, skin conditions and low vitality states.
Today it is recognised as a clearance therapy used successfully for many problems related to the ear and head such as compacted ears, glue ear, sinusitis and pressure regulation in cases of colds.
Other reasons for deafness include glue ear, otosclerosis, a perforated ear drum and tinnitus.
Secondhand smoke can also cause asthma, glue ear and increase the risk of chest infection and hospital admission in children.
And, is it a good return on the Prime Minister's pounds 125,000 salary for him to be promising to check up on wee Tommy's glue ear op?
If the child has glue ear, the doctor will see that the eardrum has been sucked inwards.
Passive smoking has been linked to childhood asthma and other respiratory conditions, meningitis, glue ear and even cot deaths.
Glue ear warning ACCORDING to the Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID), around five per cent of children get recurrent glue ear which, if left untreated, can result in permanent loss of hearing.
Q MY seven-year-old has been told he needs a grommet for chronic glue ear.