Middle ear infections (acute otitis media) are a common cause for a visit to the pediatrician. That makes it important for parents to recognize the symptoms of ear infections and understand the current treatments to help their kids get quick relief.
Ear Infection Symptoms
Common ear infection symptoms can include ear pain, fever, fussiness, tugging on the ears, ear drainage, all of which are usually accompanied by a cold.
Ear Infections and Ear Tubes
Review the indications for getting ear tubes in children and other things that might influence the timing of when you might want to get tubes or wait when your kids are getting a lot of ear infections.
Ear infections are common in children and can cause symptoms of ear pain, fever, trouble sleeping and irritability. Learn about treatments for acute otitis media, otitis media with effusion (fluid), and how ear infections can affect hearing and language learning.
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Ear Infections Treatment Guidelines
New guidelines can help you to decide what will be the best treatment for your child with an ear infection.