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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.

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