The combination of trapped water and an ear that may be just a bit too clean can lead to an infection known as swimmer’s ear. In this Children’s Channel video, Anton Milo, MD, DDS, the director of the Ear, Nose and Throat Center at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses the prevention and treatment of this painful […]
Middle ear infections are the most frequently diagnosed childhood illness in this country, behind the common cold, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It comes as no surprise since about 62 percent of children will have their first bout of acute otitis media by age 1, more than 80 percent of […]
Our son Dylan failed his newborn hearing screening at birth. We were referred to Akron Children’s Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Center for follow up testing. Our worst fears were confirmed when Dylan was just four weeks old. He was diagnosed as profoundly hearing impaired in both ears.
Ear infections are one of the most common illnesses in childhood. By some estimates, 75 percent of children have had at least one infection by the time they reach age 3.
After Jordan’s febrile seizure from his raised temperature caused by an ear infection and influenza A, we thought it would be a good idea to see Dr. Milo, an ear nose and throat (ENT) doctor at Akron Children’s. We’ve had some great feedback from family friends who’ve seen him in the past so we scheduled our appointment.
Making good on a promise is one of life’s litmus tests. And Dr. Nelson, Baby Jude’s ENT doc at Akron Children’s Hospital, passed ours with flying colors. The past few weeks have been chock full of congestion, cough, respiratory problems, a nose that drips like an old sink, fevers, sick baby appointments, aspiration pneumonia, and […]