Children with persistent ear infections and fluid in the ear
often having draining tubes placed in their ears, based on
concerns that ear problems may lead to long-term hearing, speech
or behavioral impairments.
A recent study showed there was no difference in impairment
between kids who had ear tubes put in immediately vs. those who
waited nine months. In other words, ear tubes are very
Frankly, antibiotics and ear tubes aren’t the answer to your
child’s ear problems. A better solution is to remove the
cause of the problem, not just manage
symptoms. One probable cause is food allergies.