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Is myringotomy a safe procedure?

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Posted on Mon, 13 Oct 2014
Question: Hi is a myringotomy safe? I have eustation tube dysfunction and I have tried everything to resolve it to no avail. I have fluid in my right ear and fear that my eardrum will burst
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Answered by Dr. Raju A.T (13 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
yes, it is good

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thanks for your query.

Yes, Myringotomy with or without Gromet insertion is safe and indicated in conditions causing accumulation of fluid in the middle ear and when there is eustachian tube dysfunction.

Hope, I answered your query.

Wish you good health.

Regards,
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Brief Answer: yes, it is good Detailed Answer: Hi, Thanks for your query. Yes, Myringotomy with or without Gromet insertion is safe and indicated in conditions causing accumulation of fluid in the middle ear and when there is eustachian tube dysfunction. Hope, I answered your query. Wish you good health. Regards,