My son hasd ear infections almost since birth. Wound up with ear tubes at 9 months. Then went to snus infections. None of the MD's had a clue - all kept giving antibiotics - each infection they would start with amoxicillin and end up with zpack. The infection would keep coming back every few months. No MD even considered a fungal infection as the primary cause, making a perfect environment for a ssecondary bacterial infection. We finally, at 8 years old, found a naturopathic doctor in the area who detected the fungal infection and got rid of it - he's 14 years old now and had maybe 3 sinus infections and has had one ear infection since he was 8. Before you consider tubes - check for a fungal infection - we had problems with the tube removal - wound up needing 1/2 his eardrum replaced with a graft. Not fun. Good luck all.
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