In-depth

Children's swimming

Are diapers allowed in public pools? Is it OK to swim with ear tubes? Here's practical advice from a Mayo Clinic specialist.

Cleft lip and cleft palate

Cleft lip and cleft palate are common birth defects. Surgical correction allows children with clefts to live normal and healthy lives.

Ear infection (middle ear)

Ear infections are common in children. These bacterial or viral infections of the middle ear can cause mild to severe ear pain.

Stickler syndrome

Stickler syndrome can affect multiple parts of your body, including your eyes, face, ears, bones and joints.

Apr. 20, 2013