3 weeks ago I found out that Connor's ear tubes were out and a tympanogram showed that his ear drums had healed. He's had the same set of tubes for nearly 3 years, so it wasn't surprising that they fell out. A week and a half later, he started acting sick, and today the green gunk started draining out of his left ear. Great.
His Ped called his ENT and they discussed what to do, we have meds and a follow up appt in 2 weeks with the Ped. Our next appt with ENT is in Feb, but if we have another infection before then (or if this one doesn't go away with the first round of abx...it sometimes takes 2-3 courses) then we'll go see ENT sooner.
Man I wish there was a way to stop these infections. We do everything we can to prevent, but his structural issues are just a breeding ground for ear infections :(