Not sure if this is in the right section but here goes...
Does anyone know if it's possible to have fluid in your ears and NOT have hearing loss?
DS1's audiology report says he has fluid in his left ear (Type B tympanometry) and his right ear suggests "possible eustachian tube dysfunction" (Type C tympanometry). Despite these results he passed the hearing test.
The audiologist wanted to wait 4mths and test again but I took him to our GP who has referred us to an ENT specialist. He can obviously hear us (though I don't know how clearly) and recognises phrases like "lets hang out the washing or bath-time" as he runs to the correct room but he has a speech delay (only says 2 words repeatedly - he's almost 2 years old). I'm just confused as to why he is passing the hearing test and understanding phrases when he supposedly has ear issues, and the speech delay would suggest he has trouble hearing.