Otitis media is very common and is classified as an upper respiratory infection. Ear infections often cause pain because of inflammation and the accumulation of fluid in the ear.
Otolaryngology is not a complicated disease, it is difficult to treat, but if it becomes chronic, it can lead to a number of complications, which significantly affect the development of the child.
Huyen T. was just 21 months old, in Phuc Tho, Hanoi. He was hospitalized for acute bilateral otitis otitis, left peripheral paralysis complications, hospitalized for emergency operation of the left mastoid bone and ventilator placement both sides . The parents did not know that the child had otitis media but only washed the nose, resulting in severe complications of ear infections.
Otitis media, VA and chronic tonsillitis how to cure?
According to Assoc.Prof. Dr. Nguyen Hoang Son, acute otitis media in young children can cause eardrum perforation, bone resorption, disruption of the child bone . affecting the child's hearing ability.
For children with hearing loss, especially since they are unable to speak, it can lead to speech disorders (lisp, speechless speech, words, even deafness - congenital dumb .). The child's quality of social interaction later.
More serious can sometimes be life-threatening due to extremely dangerous cranial complications such as meningitis, ear abscess, lateral thrombophlebitis, an infection that spreads from the ceiling of the ear canal to the brain or causes paralysis Facial nerve (nerve VII).
Prof. Son also said that many parents apply medicine to the children 's ear, causing the ear infection to drain without draining and causing ear rot. Doctors recommend that parents absolutely not blow any powder or traditional medicine into the ear when the child has otitis media.
As for VA and tonsillitis, Assoc. Dr. Nguyen Thi Hoai An - Former Head of the Department of Otolaryngology for Children - Central Otolaryngology Hospital, Director of An Viet General Hospital said that with chronic and appropriate cases, the doctors would use the VA curettage and tonsillitis with a plasma knife.
Because plasma technology is a method that uses intelligent transducer technology to disperse outbreaks and inflammatory cells and this is considered an advanced technology, high efficiency.
Plasma knife surgery only takes about 30 minutes for each surgery. Assoc. Dr Hoai An, who had surgery by this method also recovered very quickly, discharged within 24 hours to help life, work or study are not affected.