Glue Ear: Guide

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Some children will have middle ear fluid (Otitis Media with Effusion) without a hearing loss. If this is the case, no treatment will be necessary.

In most cases Glue Ear will clear on its own.  For some children, however Glue Ear can be persistent and can lead to delayed speech and affect a child’s behaviour.  This column describes ways to help and the various treatments and interventions that are available.