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Chronic Ear Infection/Ear Tubes
Researchers continue to look for help for children and parents of children who suffer from the most common type of ear infection, called middle ear infection or otitis media ( OM ). About 62 percent of children in developed countries will have their first episode of OM by the age of one, more than 80 percent by their third birthday, and nearly 100 percent will have at least one episode by age five.
Your child’s sinuses are not fully developed until age 20. Although small, the maxillary (behind the cheek) and ethmoid (between the eyes) sinuses are present at birth. Unlike in adults, pediatric sinusitis is difficult to diagnose because symptoms can be subtle and the causes complex.
Unfortunately, there may be a time when antibiotic therapy fails to resolve the chronic tonsillar infections that affect your child. In other cases, your child may have enlarged tonsils that cause loud snoring, upper airway obstruction and other sleep disorders.
Child Hearing Loss
Your child with a hearing loss can succeed – in school, in work, and in life! It is important to keep this as your focus, whatever your child’s age or degree of hearing loss. While you will have the support of many professionals
Food or liquids that are swallowed travel through the esophagus and into the stomach where acids help digestion. Each end of the esophagus has a sphincter, a ring of muscle, that helps keep the acidic contents of the stomach in the stomach or out of the throat.
Pediatric Sleep Apnea
Snoring occurs in both the young and the old. Although all of us are more likely to snore as we get older because the muscles and tissues of the neck and throat start to lose their elasticity, snoring can occur in children as well.
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We also understand the concerns of parents. Our team will work closely with you to develop an individualized care plan for your child. If you have any questions, we are always happy to answer them, and will discuss your child's condition in language that is easy to understand. We are available to support you and your family through the entire process, from the initial consultation to the treatment or surgery and follow-up care. This family-centered approach ensures that the hospital experience will be as comfortable, pleasant and worry-free as possible-for the patients themselves and for their parents.
Whether your child's situation is routine or complicated, you can count on us to bring quick yet comprehensive relief to your child's ear, nose and throat problems. We offer expertise in a wide range of problems unique to or common in young patients, including:
- Recurring ear or sinus infections (pediatric sinusitis)
- Tonsil infections (tonsillectomy)
- Hearing troubles or hearing loss
- Vocal chord or speech disorders
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and larynogopharyngeal reflux (LPR)
- Sleep apnea or heavy snoring
- Swimmer's ear tinnitus (ringing in the ears)
- Dizziness or problems with balance
- Frequent nosebleeds
- Difficulty breathing or swallowing
- Lingering sore throats or hoarseness
- Asthma or airway disorders
- Nasal fractures
- Difficulty smelling or tasting