Eardrum Injuries for Teens
Perforated eardrums can really hurt. And if you can't hear as well as usual, they can be scary. The good news is, most people who have them get all their hearing back eventually.
Eardrum Injuries for Parents
A "popped" eardrum is more than just painful - it can sometimes lead to hearing loss. Learn about ruptured eardrums and how to prevent them.
Tympanoplasty for Parents
Tympanoplasty is a surgery to repair a hole in the eardrum that doesn’t close on its own. It can improve hearing and prevent water from getting into the middle ear.
Word! Eardrum for Kids
Your eardrum is a really important part of your ear.
Senses Experiment: Model Eardrum for Kids
How does the eardrum work? Find out by trying this experiment.
Dealing With Earwax for Parents
Earwax helps protect the eardrum and fight infection. Parents shouldn't attempt to remove earwax at home, as doing so risks damage to the ear canal and, possibly, a child's hearing.
Ear Tube Surgery for Parents
Many kids get middle ear infections (otitis media). Doctors may suggest ear tube surgery for those with multiple infections or a hearing loss or speech delay.
Middle Ear Infections (Otitis Media) for Parents
Ear infections are common among kids and, often, painful. Find out what causes them and how they're treated.
Your Ears for Kids
Now hear this! Here's an article about ears. Find out how your amazing ears do their amazing job.
Ears for Parents
Hearing may be the ears' main job, but it's not all they do. Learn all about the ears in this Body Basics article.