Answers and questions on pediatric otolaryngology
Hello! The causes leading to the occurrence of pain in the ear can be: cerumen impaction, foreign body (insect), a precursory symptom of acute respiratory infections. Therefore, we recommend seeing an otolaryngologist as soon as possible to clarify the causes of pain. You can ease the pain with Otipax drops if there is no allergy to lidocaine.
The child may have an inflammatory disease (otitis media, acute rhinosinusitis). To ease pain, it is necessary to give the child an analgesic (for example, Nurofen in a dosage as per the child’s age, according to the instructions for the drug). If the pain persists, you need to go to the emergency hospital. For accurate diagnosis and treatment, we recommend seeing an otolaryngologist.
Good afternoon. Enlargement of nasopharyngeal tonsil (adenoids) is characteristic for children after prolonged colds. To determine the degree of enlargement, you must consult an EN-specialist. If left untreated, it can lead to otitis media, development of hearing loss, developmental delay.
Good afternoon. There may be cerumen impactions. Consultation by an ENT-specialist is recommended to exclude inflammation and cerumen impactions. You may need to be consulted by a neurologist.