Full text of "Diseases Of The Nose Throat And Ear"
THE EAR infection is of virus origin, and the pus may be sterile on culture. This occurs so often that it is wise not merely to make an incision for drainage purposes alone but to evacuate the mucopus and thick secretion from the middle ear by aspiration. This may well result in a complete cure. In other instances adenoids may have to be removed at an early age, especially if there have been repeated attacks of otitis media. 318