Myringotomy and ear tubes: Care at home after the procedureMMyringotomy and ear tubes: Care at home after the procedureMyringotomy and ear tubes: Care at home after the procedureEnglishOtolaryngologyBaby (1-12 months);Toddler (13-24 months);Preschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years);Pre-teen (9-12 years)EarsNervous systemNon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-11-17T05:00:00ZIda Cheung, RN;Tomka George, RN;Pauline Lackey, RN;Paolo Campisi, MSc, MD, FRCSC, FAAP6.0000000000000077.0000000000000914.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>A myringotomy is a surgical procedure in which tiny soft tubes are placed in a child's ear to drain fluid. Learn how to care for a myringotomy at home. </p><p>The otolaryngologist has just drained fluid from your child's ears in a procedure called a myringotomy (say: mir-in-GOT-oh-mee). The doctor may also have put very tiny, soft tubes in your child's eardrums. These tubes will let fluid (liquid) drain easily from the ear. The tubes will help improve your child's hearing and reduce pain. They may also help your child develop fewer <a href="/Article?contentid=8&language=English">ear infections</a>.</p><p>An otolaryngologist/head and neck surgeon (say: oh-toe-lar-ing-GOLL-oh-jist) is a doctor who specializes in problems with the ears, nose and throat.</p> <figure> <span class="asset-image-title">Ear ventilation tube</span> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Inner_ear_tube_MED_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> <figcaption class="asset-image-caption">A ventilation tube is placed in the eardrum to equalize air pressure on either side of the eardrum. It also allows the ear to dry out.</figcaption> </figure><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>Clean your child's ear with a damp cloth. Do not put anything in your child's ear. </li> <li>Talk to your otolaryngologist before you allow your child to swim. </li> <li>Your child may need antibiotic ear drops. </li> <li>Call your family doctor or the otolaryngology clinic if your child's ear gets infected.</li> </ul><h2>Reasons to call the otolaryngologist</h2> <p>You should call your otolaryngologist, the otolaryngology clinic or your family doctor if:</p> <ul> <li>Your child's ears leak fluid for more than four days after the operation. </li> <li>Your child has a fever over 38.5°C (101°F). </li> <li>Your child's ears start to leak fluid again after they have stopped leaking, or the color of the drainage changes to thick greenish pus with a strong smell. </li> <li>Your child's ears become sore. </li> </ul> <p>If this is an emergency, or if you are worried, do not wait. Take your child to the closest emergency department.</p> <h3>Write down contact information here</h3> <p>My child's otolaryngologist is:</p> <p>Phone number:</p> <p>My family doctor is:</p> <p>Phone number:</p> <p>The otolaryngology clinic phone number is:</p> <h2>Ear infection</h2> <p>If you think your child has an ear infection, take them to see your family doctor. If there is fluid draining from your child's ear, they may need antibiotic ear drops.</p><h2>Most children go home on the same day as the procedure</h2> <p>The operation usually takes 15 to 20 minutes.</p> <p>Your child should experience little or no pain from this procedure.</p> <p>If your child was booked for day surgery, your child will be able to go home after they are fully recovered from the sleep medicine called a <a href="/Article?contentid=1261&language=English">general anesthetic</a>. Your child's nurse will let you know when your child is able to go home. This is usually about four to five hours from when your child arrived at the hospital. </p>
بضْع الطبلة وانابيب الاذن: الرعاية في المنزل بعد الاجراءببضْع الطبلة وانابيب الاذن: الرعاية في المنزل بعد الاجراءMyringotomy and ear tubes: Care at home after the procedureArabicOtolaryngologyBaby (1-12 months);Toddler (13-24 months);Preschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years);Pre-teen (9-12 years)EarsNervous systemNon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-11-17T05:00:00ZIda Cheung, RN;Tomka George, RN;Pauline Lackey, RN;Paolo Campisi, MSc, MD, FRCSC, FAAP6.0000000000000077.0000000000000914.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>التهاب الاذن: بضْع الطبلة هي جراحة الاذن لوضع انابيب صغيرة ليّنة في اذن الطفل لتصريف السائل و تنظيف انابيب الاذن. اقرأ عن بضْع الطبلة هنا.</p>
Miringotomía y colocación de tubos de drenaje: cuidado en casa después del procedimientoMMiringotomía y colocación de tubos de drenaje: cuidado en casa después del procedimientoMyringotomy and Ear Tubes: Care at Home After the ProcedureSpanishNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-11-17T05:00:00ZIda Cheung, RN Tomka George, RN Pauline Lackey, RN Paolo Campisi, MSc, MD, FRCSC, FAAP000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Una miringotomía es el procedimiento en el que se colocan tubos para el drenaje de líquido en el oído. Lea cómo curar una infección de oído y la miringotomía</p>
காதிற்குள் குழாய் உட்புகுத்தல் (மிரிங்கோட்டமி) மற்றும் காதுக் குழாய்கள்: செயற்பாட்டின்பின் உங்கள் பிள்ளையை வீட்டில் பராமரித்தல்காதிற்குள் குழாய் உட்புகுத்தல் (மிரிங்கோட்டமி) மற்றும் காதுக் குழாய்கள்: செயற்பாட்டின்பின் உங்கள் பிள்ளையை வீட்டில் பராமரித்தல்Myringotomy and Ear Tubes: Care at Home After the ProcedureTamilNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-11-17T05:00:00ZIda Cheung, RNTomka George, RNPauline Lackey, RNPaolo Campisi, MSc, MD, FRCSC, FAAP000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>காது மிரிங்கோட்டமி செயல்முறை என்பது ஒரு சின்னஞ்சிறிய, மென்மையான குழாய்கள் பிள்ளையின் காதுகளில் திரவத்தை வடியவைக்கப் பொருத்தப்படும் ஒரு அறுவை சிகிச்சை.</p>
علاج کی غرض سے کان کے پردے میں سوراخ کرنا اور اندرونی کان کی نالیاں: طریق عمل کے بعد گھر میں نگہداشتععلاج کی غرض سے کان کے پردے میں سوراخ کرنا اور اندرونی کان کی نالیاں: طریق عمل کے بعد گھر میں نگہداشتMyringotomy and Ear Tubes: Care at Home After the ProcedureUrduNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-11-17T05:00:00ZIda Cheung, RNTomka George, RNPauline Lackey, RNPaolo Campisi, MSc, MD, FRCSC, FAAP77.00000000000006.00000000000000914.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Zکان کے پردے میں شگاف (میرنگوٹومی) ایک ایسا طریقہ ہے جس میں بچے کے کان سے مائعات نکالنے کیلئے اس میں چھوٹی نرم نلکیاں ڈالی جاتی ہیں۔ معلوم کریں کہ گھر پر میرنگوٹومی کی نگہداشت کیسے کریں۔
Myringotomie et canaux auditifs : soins à domicile après la procédureMMyringotomie et canaux auditifs : soins à domicile après la procédureMyringotomy and ear tubes: Care at home after the procedureFrenchOtolaryngologyBaby (1-12 months);Toddler (13-24 months);Preschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years);Pre-teen (9-12 years)EarsNervous systemNon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-11-17T05:00:00ZIda Cheung, RN;Tomka George, RN;Pauline Lackey, RN;Paolo Campisi, MSc, MD, FRCSC, FAAP6.0000000000000077.0000000000000914.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>Une myringotomie est une opération chirurgicale où de petits tubes souples sont placés dans l’oreille de l’enfant pour la drainer de son liquide. Vous appren </p><p>L’otorhinolaryngologiste vient de drainer le liquide des oreilles de votre enfant au cours d’une procédure appelée just myringotomie (mi-rin-go-tomie). Le médecin peut aussi avoir placé de petits tubes souples dans les tympans de votre enfant. Ces tubes laisseront le liquide s’écouler facilement de l’oreille. Les tubes amélioreront aussi l’ouïe de votre enfant et réduiront la douleur, en plus de prévenir les infections d’oreille.</p> <p>Un otorhinolaryngologiste et chirurgien de la tête et du cou (oto-rino-laringo-logiste) est un médecin qui s’occupe des problèmes des oreilles, du nez et de la gorge.</p> <figure> <span class="asset-image-title"> Tube de ventilation de l'oreille</span> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Inner_ear_tube_MED_ILL_FR.jpg" /> <figcaption class="asset-image-caption">Un tube de ventilation est inséré dans le tympan pour équilibrer la pression d'air de chaque côté du tympan. Il permet aussi de faire sécher l'oreille.</figcaption> </figure><h2>Grandes lignes</h2> <ul> <li>Nettoyez l’oreille de votre enfant avec un linge humide. N’insérez rien dans l’oreille de votre enfant.</li> <li>Parlez à l’otorhinolaryngologiste avant de permettre à votre enfant de nager.</li> <li>Votre enfant pourrait avoir besoin de gouttes antibiotiques.</li> <li>Appelez votre médecin de famille ou la clinique d’otorhinolaryngologie si l’oreille de votre enfant s’infecte.</li> </ul><h2>Raisons d’appeler l’otorhinolaryngologiste</h2> <p>Vous devriez appeler l’otorhinolaryngologiste, la clinique ou votre médecin de famille si :</p> <ul> <li>il s’écoule du liquide des oreilles de votre enfant pendant plus de quatre jours après l’opération;</li> <li>votre enfant a une fièvre de plus de 38,5°C (101°F);</li> <li>les oreilles de votre enfant recommencent à couler après avoir arrêté, ou la couleur des écoulements est maintenant du pus verdâtre associé d’une forte odeur;</li> <li>les oreilles de votre enfant sont douloureuses.</li> </ul> <p>S’il s’agit d’une urgence ou si vous être inquiet, n’attendez pas. Apportez votre enfant au service d’urgence le plus près.</p> <h3>Écrivez les coordonnées ici</h3> <p>L’otorhinolaryngologiste de votre enfant :</p> <p>Numéro de téléphone :</p> <p>Mon médecin de famille est :</p> <p>Numéro de téléphone :</p> <p>Le numéro de la clinique d’otorhinolaryngologie est :</p> <h2>Infection des oreilles</h2> <p>Si vous pensez que votre enfant a une infection des oreilles, rendez-vous chez votre médecin de famille. Si du liquide s’écoule de l’oreille de votre enfant, il pourrait avoir besoin de gouttes antibiotiques.</p><h2>La plupart des enfants retournent à la maison la journée même</h2> <p>L’opération prend habituellement de 15 à 20 minutes.</p> <p>Votre enfant ne devrait ressentir qu’une légère douleur ou aucune douleur.</p> <p>Si votre enfant a un rendez-vous en chirurgie de jour, il pourra retourner à la maison quand il sera complètement remis du médicament qui endort, appelé anesthésique général. L’infirmière de votre enfant vous dira quand votre enfant sera prêt à retourner à la maison, habituellement de 4 à 5 heures après son arrivée à l’hôpital.</p>
鼓膜切开术和耳道:程序后在家庭护理鼓膜切开术和耳道:程序后在家庭护理Myringotomy and ear tubes: Care at home after the procedureChineseSimplifiedNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-11-17T05:00:00ZIda Cheung, RNTomka George, RNPauline Lackey, RNPaolo Campisi, MSc, MD, FRCSC, FP77.00000000000006.00000000000000914.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z鼓膜切开术是一种外科手术,在手术过程中置入一根小软管引流液体。了解如何在家里照顾做完鼓膜切开术的孩子。<br>
鼓膜切開術和耳管:術後家庭護理鼓膜切開術和耳管:術後家庭護理Myringotomy and Ear Tubes: Care at Home After the ProcedureChineseTraditionalNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-11-17T05:00:00ZIda Cheung, RNTomka George, RNPauline Lackey, RNPaolo Campisi, MSc, MD, FRCSC, FP77.00000000000006.00000000000000914.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z介紹兒童鼓膜切開術過程和原理,以及鼓膜切開術後兒童的家庭護理工作

 

 

Myringotomy and ear tubes: Care at home after the procedure1217.00000000000Myringotomy and ear tubes: Care at home after the procedureMyringotomy and ear tubes: Care at home after the procedureMEnglishOtolaryngologyBaby (1-12 months);Toddler (13-24 months);Preschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years);Pre-teen (9-12 years)EarsNervous systemNon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-11-17T05:00:00ZIda Cheung, RN;Tomka George, RN;Pauline Lackey, RN;Paolo Campisi, MSc, MD, FRCSC, FAAP6.0000000000000077.0000000000000914.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>A myringotomy is a surgical procedure in which tiny soft tubes are placed in a child's ear to drain fluid. Learn how to care for a myringotomy at home. </p><p>The otolaryngologist has just drained fluid from your child's ears in a procedure called a myringotomy (say: mir-in-GOT-oh-mee). The doctor may also have put very tiny, soft tubes in your child's eardrums. These tubes will let fluid (liquid) drain easily from the ear. The tubes will help improve your child's hearing and reduce pain. They may also help your child develop fewer <a href="/Article?contentid=8&language=English">ear infections</a>.</p><p>An otolaryngologist/head and neck surgeon (say: oh-toe-lar-ing-GOLL-oh-jist) is a doctor who specializes in problems with the ears, nose and throat.</p> <figure> <span class="asset-image-title">Ear ventilation tube</span> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Inner_ear_tube_MED_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> <figcaption class="asset-image-caption">A ventilation tube is placed in the eardrum to equalize air pressure on either side of the eardrum. It also allows the ear to dry out.</figcaption> </figure><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>Clean your child's ear with a damp cloth. Do not put anything in your child's ear. </li> <li>Talk to your otolaryngologist before you allow your child to swim. </li> <li>Your child may need antibiotic ear drops. </li> <li>Call your family doctor or the otolaryngology clinic if your child's ear gets infected.</li> </ul><h2>Taking care of your child at home</h2> <h3>Fluid may leak from your child's ear</h3> <p>Your child's ears may leak fluid for three or four days after the tubes are put in. This fluid may be grey or brown and may also be smelly. This is normal. </p> <h3>The tubes will stay in your child's ears for several months</h3> <p>The tubes will eventually fall out, but you may not see them because they are so small.</p> <p>Sometimes the tubes will need to be taken out by the otolaryngologist. If your child's hearing gets worse after several months, it could mean that the tubes have fallen out or become blocked and fluid has built up again. If this happens, please call your child's family doctor. </p> <h2>Cleaning your child's ear</h2> <h3>Do not put anything into your child's ear</h3> <p>Putting something into your child's ear, like a cotton swab, could tear a hole in your child's eardrum. To clean your child's ear, use a damp clean cloth to wipe the fluid from your child's outer ear. </p> <p>Your child can have a bath. To prevent ear infections, avoid getting soapy water into your child's ears. To help protect your child's ears, use silicone ear putty or ear plugs during bathing and shampooing. Your local drugstore will have these items. You can also buy custom-made ear plugs at any hearing aid centre. Ask the otolaryngology clinic staff for a list of these centres. </p> <h2>Medicines</h2> <h3>Antibiotic ear drops</h3> <p>Your otolaryngologist may or may not order antibiotic ear drops for your child. Your nurse will show you how to put the antibiotic ear drops in your child's ear. </p> <h3>Pain medicine</h3> <p>Follow these instructions when your child goes home after the procedure.</p> <p>You may give your child medicine for pain.</p> <p>You may receive a prescription for pain medication before you leave the hospital. Follow the dosage instructions give to you by the pharmacist. Although these prescription pain medications can be beneficial, they are also potentially very dangerous if not used properly.</p> <p>When using these medications, if you notice any changes in either breathing or level of drowsiness that concern you, stop the medication and seek medical attention. If your child is unresponsive, call 911 immediately.</p> <p>Do not give your child over-the-counter medicine that may have a sedative effect (makes people sleepy) while giving the prescription for pain medicine. Examples of these medicines are decongestants and antihistamines. Discuss these medications with your pharmacist.</p> <p>You may give your child <a href="/Article?contentid=62&language=English">acetaminophen</a> if they have pain. Give the dose printed on the bottle for your child's age. Do not give your child <a href="/Article?contentid=153&language=English">ibuprofen</a> or <a href="/Article?contentid=77&language=English">acetylsalicylic acid (ASA)</a> for two weeks after the surgery. These medications could increase your child's risk of bleeding after the operation. Check with the nurse or doctor first before giving these medicines to your child.</p> <h2>Your child can go back to what they normally do on the day after the procedure</h2> <p>Your child can go back to day care or school the day after leaving the hospital, if your child is feeling well.</p> <h3>Swimming</h3> <p>While the ear tubes are in place, check with your child's doctor before letting your child go swimming. If the doctor says it is okay for your child to swim, be sure that your child uses ear putty or earplugs and wears a swim cap or swim band. To avoid water being forced into the ear, your child must not dive into the water while the ear tubes are in place. </p><h2>Reasons to call the otolaryngologist</h2> <p>You should call your otolaryngologist, the otolaryngology clinic or your family doctor if:</p> <ul> <li>Your child's ears leak fluid for more than four days after the operation. </li> <li>Your child has a fever over 38.5°C (101°F). </li> <li>Your child's ears start to leak fluid again after they have stopped leaking, or the color of the drainage changes to thick greenish pus with a strong smell. </li> <li>Your child's ears become sore. </li> </ul> <p>If this is an emergency, or if you are worried, do not wait. Take your child to the closest emergency department.</p> <h3>Write down contact information here</h3> <p>My child's otolaryngologist is:</p> <p>Phone number:</p> <p>My family doctor is:</p> <p>Phone number:</p> <p>The otolaryngology clinic phone number is:</p> <h2>Ear infection</h2> <p>If you think your child has an ear infection, take them to see your family doctor. If there is fluid draining from your child's ear, they may need antibiotic ear drops.</p><h2>Book a follow-up appointment with your otolaryngologist</h2> <p>On the day your child leaves the hospital or the next day, call the otolaryngology clinic to book a follow-up appointment with your child's doctor. </p> <p>This appointment will usually be about two to four months after the tubes are put in. After this follow-up appointment, your child will need to see the doctor every six months until the tubes fall out. </p> <h3>Write down the time and date of your follow-up appointment here:</h3> <p> </p><h2>Most children go home on the same day as the procedure</h2> <p>The operation usually takes 15 to 20 minutes.</p> <p>Your child should experience little or no pain from this procedure.</p> <p>If your child was booked for day surgery, your child will be able to go home after they are fully recovered from the sleep medicine called a <a href="/Article?contentid=1261&language=English">general anesthetic</a>. Your child's nurse will let you know when your child is able to go home. This is usually about four to five hours from when your child arrived at the hospital. </p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Inner_ear_tube_MED_ILL_EN.jpgMyringotomy and ear tubes: Care at home after the procedure

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