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Posted by: Gregory D. Pearson, MD on Nov 06, 2019


Ear differences such as prominent ears, small/underdeveloped ears and skin tags can cause worry and distress. As a plastic and reconstructive surgeon, I often hear questions from parents related to hearing and surgery – here are some of the common ones.

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700 Children’s features the most current pediatric health care information and research from our pediatric experts – physicians and specialists who have seen it all. Many of them are parents and bring a special understanding to what our patients and families experience. If you have a child – or care for a child – 700 Children’s was created especially for you.

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Helping Your Child Adjust to Hearing Aids

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Each year, thousands of school-aged children and newborn babies are diagnosed with some degree of hearing loss. For many of these kids, hearing aids will become the gateway to the world of sounds around them. Read More

Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy Recovery Tips: How to Ease the Pain

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If your child is noted to have large tonsils and adenoids by an Ear, Nose and Throat specialist and has a history of snoring, mouth breathing sleeping, restlessly, gasping or pausing in their sleep, then it may be recommended to have a tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy. Read More

What Kind of Stuff Clears Up a Stuffy Nose?

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This time of year, clogged noses are usually caused by upper respiratory viral infections. In most cases, that means there isn’t a whole lot you can do to speed up the healing process, but you do have some options when it comes to stuffy symptom relief. Read More

Universal Newborn Hearing Screening

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Before babies are born, they use their hearing to listen to the sounds around them. Listening specifically to speech and language sounds in the first few months of their life is what prepares babies to speak. Read More

What Is the Right Way to Stop a Nosebleed?

Jul 23, 2015

At some point during childhood, almost every kid will have a nosebleed. Here are some tips about caring for nosebleeds – and when it’s time to get your pediatrician involved. Read More

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Parents’ ears are uniquely tuned to the noises their child makes, and few sounds are as concerning as a child who makes a lot of noise when they breathe. Here are some basics on noisy breathing. Read More

What to Expect from Ear Tube Surgery

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Placing tubes in the ears has many benefits. An ear tube drains the fluid and equalizes the pressure in the middle ear. Ear tubes provide access to the infected area of the ear, allowing the use of eardrops to treat the ear infection. Read More

How to Prevent Ear Infections While Swimming

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The beautiful sunny days of summer have arrived! But for some kids with ear problems, summer brings unwanted trouble – ear trouble. Ear infections can occur all year long, but they can limit a child’s water play activities during the summer. Read More