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儿童常见问题

1. How can you make me an ear?

第一, a special doctor (called an anesthesiologist) helps you to fall asleep.
All you have to do is take some big breaths through a mask.
There are NO SHOTS when you have surgery!
After you are sleeping, 博士. Lewin will use something called Medpor
to make the shape of your new ear, and then she will cover it with skin.

2. Will it hurt?

Most kids say it doesn’t hurt too much. At certain times, you may feel sore.
If that happens, you can ask your parents for a special medicine to make you feel better
(it doesn’t taste too great though).

3. How will I feel after surgery?

Right after surgery you will be very tired, and maybe cranky. In the first few days, you may not want to eat very much and you won’t have as much energy. Some kids say they feel itchy after surgery. Most kids are back to themselves in a couple of days.

4. What will happen to my little ear?

博士. Lewin will save your little ear and use it to help make your big ear!

5. 手术后我看起来像什么?

您将有一个特殊的包扎,以保护您的新耳朵.
一两天后, 你的脸会浮肿, 包括你的眼睛.
手术后一周消失.

6. What will happen when I go to Dr. Lewin’s office after surgery?

We will take off your ear cup, clean your ear, wash your hair, and put a fresh new ear cup back on to protect your ear. Click here to watch 3 year old Neabella getting her Medpor ear.

7. 我的耳朵看起来就像手术后?

你的耳朵开始肿胀和粉红色和紫色. 每周, 它会更好看,更好​​的. 但这需要几个月的时间,你的耳朵完全愈合.

1 手术后一周 2 在手术后两周 3 在手术后两周 6 手术后的MOS

8. What am I allowed to do?

You need to be very careful right after surgery, so your ear stays safe. It is OK to play quietly, but you are not allowed to run around, jump, or play hard for a couple weeks. 博士. Lewin will ask your parents to let you watch lots of TV and play video games (lots of reading and drawing too) since you won’t be able to run around. After 3 周, you can do most things like before, but just not play PE or sports. You can go back to all activities after 6 周.

9. Will my new ear be just like my other big ear?

No, not exactly the same. 博士. Lewin will try to make your new ear look just like your other big ear, but the new ear is always a little different in shape. Also, your other ear can bend, but your new ear will feel hard and won’t bend at all. But it can move up and down just like your other big ear.

10. For girls: Can I get my ears pierced?

是! If your parents say it is OK, 博士. Lewin will pierce your ears while you are sleeping (so it doesn’t hurt at all!).

11. 我可以睡在​​我的新耳朵?

手术后早期, 最好不要. 但是,一旦你的耳朵已经痊愈, 是. 有些孩子总是睡在他们的新耳朵, 别人也永远不可能做, 和大多数做有时. 它不会伤害你的耳朵, 但一些孩子说,这是不舒服睡在他们的新耳朵.

12. Can my new ear get hurt?

是, just like you can scrape your knee or break your arm, you can also hurt your new ear if it gets hit or scratched. You do need to be careful with your new ear, but most things (like cuts or bumps) will heal just like the rest of you does.

13. Can I meet another child like me with Microtia?

If you want to become pen pals with another child your age that has already had surgery to get their new ear, tell your parents that you want to be an EarPal. Your EarPal is excited to help you learn what it was like to get a new ear!
Click here to sign up for Ear Pals.





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