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Recovery period after Eustachian tube surgery - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello dr..
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   my frn has got holes in both his eardrums
User :   i.e., ear drums are ruptured..and he needs to be operated
Doctor :   pl tell in details
User :   now the dr says dat his eustachian tube is also blocked with some fluid
User :   and first it is to be cleaned
Doctor :   pl tell the age/profession?
User :   then the ears will be operated.
User :   his age is 23 and is s student
Doctor :   k
User :   so isnt there any way other than surgery to clean the eustachian tube
Doctor :   thats fine the ENT specilaist has adviced correctly
Doctor :   no
User :   then will the 3 surgeries i.e. tube..then 2 ears need some gap between
User :   or can be done continuously..??
Doctor :   yes there r no options
User :   how long will it take to the patient to recover compltly
Doctor :   it will take 3-6 months depending upon the case

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