Tubo-otitis (evstahiit)

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For non-purulent middle ear disease, more common in children, is tubo-otitis (another name — evstahiit) — inflammation mucosa auditory (Eustachian) tube, which leads to swelling and narrowing it. Tubo-otitis may appear with colds, against the background of inflammation of the mucous membrane of the nasopharynx and inflamedMucous shell hearing tube.

What are the symptoms?

You receive one-or two-sided permanent hearing loss, tinnitus, sensation of fullness. When yawning, vysmarkivanii hearing can be improved for some time.

Diagnosis and treatment

Diagnosis and treatment of tubootitis engaged otolaryngologist.

Applies complex therapy aimed at eliminating malfunctions auditory tube. In order to work on the site of infection in the nasopharynx, apply topical antibiotics, antiseptics (decontamination) of the substance, physiotherapy. A good effect is the introduction of drugs into the ear through the Eustachian tube. This procedure provides an ENT doctor.

If the source of infection in the nose and throat are enlarged adenoids, the tubo-otitis can lead to permanent hearing loss. Their timely removal helps to avoid this adverse outcome.

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