Your child may have some ear pain for up to 2 weeks after
canalplasty. Your child also may feel dizzy for several hours after surgery.
This is common.
Your child will feel tired for a day. But he or she should be
able to go back to school or daycare in 1 or 2 days.
child's hearing should improve several weeks after surgery.
care sheet gives you a general idea about how long it will take for your child
to recover. But each person recovers at a different pace. Follow the steps
below to get better as quickly as possible.
Follow-up care is a key part of your child's treatment and safety. Be sure to make and go to all
appointments, and call your doctor if your child is having problems. It's also
a good idea to know your child's test results and keep a list of the medicines
your child takes.
Call 911 anytime you think your child may need emergency care. For example,
Call your doctor or nurse call line now or seek
immediate medical care if:
Watch closely for changes in your child's health, and be
sure to contact your doctor if your child has any problems.
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Current as of:
July 29, 2016
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
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