So everything went really well!! He didn't have fluid in his ears so no tubes, just an incision into the ear drum to check which the doctor said would heal in 24 hours. He screamed until they gave him the pre meds but 5 minutes later he just lay in my husbands arms hiccuping like he was drunk! The anaethetist said he would act drunk and that is exactly what happened
I was very happy they gave it to him because he doesn't handle medical situations well at all. He saw the ENT when we arrived at the hospital and just went crazy
They did not let me go in with him and just took him in which was hard. He cried and reached out for us which was heartbreaking but the nurse said he stopped as soon as she turned the corner. They said he was fine in the OR and let them put on the mask. I suppose it I had been there he would have screamed and wanted to be picked up so perhaps it was for the best I wasn't there.
No IV which was good as that just poses more issues and all in all we were in and out in 2 hours!!!! The ENT said his ears were so blocked there was no question he had conductive hearing loss so it was a good thing. He also said we will probably need to dothis again down the line bit really, it wasn't a big deal.
He was pretty difficult coming out of the GA. The nurse said they either sleep or come up confused and hard to settle. We experienced the latter! Once he had some crackers he was fine
Thank you everyone for sharing your experiences!
Candace, I don't think Kenny is too young but he may not need to have it done. A lot depends on how wide the ear canal is as Luckymum has noted. Hopefully you don't need to but if you do it's pretty straight forward