Ear Infections Health Center

The most common age for temporary hearing loss is during that same precious time when the miracle of language development is unfolding. The most common cause for temporary hearing loss is the fluid in the middle ear space associated with ear infections. On average, fluid lingers for 3 weeks following an ear infection, but it can remain for months.

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Dr. Greene, my son recently saw an ENT specialist because of mouth breathing, snoring and enlarged adenoids. While checking my son's ears, he commented on fluid in his left ear, which he estimated might have been there for some time. I have brought him for ear checks following [...]

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