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11 Oct 2006

ear infections - grommets
My child has had grommets inserted into her ears but one fell off early. She had them done 2 weeks ago and now she has another ear infection. The ear in which the grommet fell off is now blood red and as for the other ear with the grommet still in plus there is a yellow discharge.please advise as I am unvertain as to what do to.
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childhood diseases
paediatrician

01 Jan 0001

She must be seen by her ENT surgeon again as she has obviously developed infection of both ears again-this is known as otitis media or middle ear infection.
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