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Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders
Adenoidectomy and Ear Needing Popping
Is an adenoidectomy a cure for ear always feeling it needs to be popped?
In children adenoidectomy is a fairly common procedure that helps ear infection issues and eustchian tube problems. However, as a person's anatomy matures, it is less common to see adenoids as a major contributor to ear and eustachian tube problems.
Daniel Choo, MD
Associate Professor and Director, Division of Otology/Neurotology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati