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Colds (Child) [English] Permalink Public

This factsheet provides information about colds including overview of colds, symptoms, prevention, treatments and when to contact a health care provider. Audio available. (English)

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http://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/En/HealthAZ/Conditio...

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Ear Infection - Otitis Media (Child) [English] Permalink Public

The middle ear is the space behind the eardrum. It can become infected by bacteria or viruses. An infection of the middle ear is also called otitis media (say: oh-TIE-tis MEE-dee-uh). The eustachian (say: you-STAY-shun) tube connects the middle ear to the back of the throat, and helps vent and drain the middle ear. An ear infection happens when mucus or swollen tissues from a cold block the eustachian tube. When the tube is blocked, the middle ear is not ventilated well and the air pressure changes can cause pain. This is much like the ear pain that happens on take-off or landing in an airplane. Sometimes the blockage does not let the normal ear fluid drain properly. This fluid can become infected and build up in the middle ear. This puts pressure on the eardrum and makes it bulge, which causes pain. Audio available. (English)

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http://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/En/HealthAZ/Conditio...

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Ear Surgery (Child) - Multi-Record Landing Page [English] Permalink Public

Landing page for:Cochlear Implant, Mastoidectomy to Treat Cholesteatoma or Ear Infection, Myringotomy and Ear Tubes: Care at Home After the Procedure, Tympanoplasty: Fixing a Hole in Your Child's Eardrum. (English)

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https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Search/Pages/AKHRes...

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Mastoidectomy to Treat Cholesteatoma or Ear Infection (Child) [English] Permalink Public

Your child needs an operation to take away part of the bone from behind the ear. This operation is called a mastoidectomy (say: MAST-oid-ECK-toe-mee). This operation will be performed by an otolarygology (say OH-toe-lar-ing-olo-gee) doctor. This brochure explains what will happen during the operation and how to care for your child at home. Audio available. (English)

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http://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/En/HealthAZ/TestsAnd...

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Cough (Child) [English] Permalink Public

This factsheet provides an overview about colds including causes, types, treatment, and when to contact a health care provider. Audio available. (English)

URL:
http://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/En/HealthAZ/Conditio...

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English, Chinese - Traditional, Punjabi

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Swimmer's Ear (Otitis Externa) (Child) [English] Permalink Public

Theis factsheet provides an overview about swimmer's ear including signs and symptoms, complication, treatment, prevention, and when to seek medical assistance. Audio available. (English)

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http://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/En/HealthAZ/Conditio...

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Butting Out For Safer Surgery [English] Permalink Public

The longer you go without smoking before surgery, the greater the benefits and the less chances of complications after surgery. This pamphlet explains how smoking can affect your recovery, the advantages of quitting, and the free services available to help you quit smoking. (English) Black & White

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265982
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