The most frequent cause of perforation among the three groups was recurrent acute otitis media
Tympanostomy tubes were placed according to clinical protocol in patients with recurrent acute otitis media
, chronic otitis media with effusion, and conductive hearing loss.
14) In 2010, Marchisio, et al, conducted a study of 122 children aged 1-5 years with a documented history of recurrent acute otitis media
and found that the administration of a propolis and zinc suspension to children with a history of recurrent acute otitis media
can significantly reduce the risk of new acute otitis media episodes and acute otitis media-related antibiotic courses, with no problem of safety or tolerability, and with a very good degree of parental satisfaction.
1) There is also growing evidence that a causal link exists between conductive hearing loss resulting from recurrent acute otitis media
(AOM) in the first three to five years of life and later problems in language and academic development.
One hundred sixteen Italian children (mean age, 34 months) with a history of recurrent acute otitis media
(at least 3 episodes in the previous 6 months or at least 4 episodes in the previous 12 months) were randomly assigned to receive, in double-blind fashion, 1000 IU per day of vitamin D or placebo for 4 months.
Use of antibiotics in preventing recurrent acute otitis media
and in treating otitis media with effusion.
Could recurrent acute otitis media
be related to a neonate-like antibody response in children as old as 24 months?
Differences in nasopharyngeal bacterial flora in children with nonsevere recurrent acute otitis media
and chronic otitis media.
And, in a small in vivo study of children with recurrent acute otitis media
waiting for surgery for the insertion of ventilation tubes, BLIS K12 appeared to show benefits in reducing total event numbers.
Recurrent acute otitis media
leads to decreased quality of life measurements in children and is also stressful to their caregivers (Brouwer et al.
SALT LAKE CITY -- Ear infections during the first year of life were associated with increased likelihood of tympanostomy tube placement and recurrent acute otitis media
at age 10 years, Howard Hoffman reported in a poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research.
The main reasons are recurrent acute otitis media
and otitis media with effusion (fluid behind the ear drum).