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Is it safe to clear blocked ears using anaesthesia during pregnancy?

Q: I am 24 weeks pregnant and suffering from a blocked ear for the past 10 days. Since I cannot be given strong antibiotics to clear the ear, the ENT specialist has recommended drainage of the ear under local anaesthesia. Is this safe for my baby?

A:For blocked year with 24 weeks pregnancy, drainage under local anaesthesia is quite safe for baby.

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