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Pediatric Otitis Media (Middle Ear Infection)

Key points about middle ear infections

  • Ear infections can affect both children and adults.
  • Pain and fever can be the most common symptoms.
  • Without treatment, permanent hearing loss may happen.
  • Take antibiotics as prescribed and finish all of the prescription. This can help prevent antibiotic resistant infections or incomplete treatment with the infection returning.


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Providers Who Treat Otitis Media (Middle Ear Infection)

    Departments that Treat Otitis Media (Middle Ear Infection)

    Ear, Nose and Throat (Otolaryngology)

    Our pediatric otolaryngology experts diagnose and treat a wide range of pediatric ear, nose and throat disorders.