Middle Ear Infection in Children

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This four-page illustrated handout educates parents and other caregivers about middle ear infection in children. Also called otitis media, middle ear infection occurs when the tubes inside the child’s ears become clogged with fluid. The document explains that germs from a cold or flu can lead to middle ear infection. It lists signs of middle ear infection, and identifies other symptoms children may have. It recommends seeing the child’s doctor for care if symptoms last more than two days. It provides ways parents can prevent an ear infection in their child, and identifies those symptoms for which the child’s doctor should be called.

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Health Information Translations
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The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Ear, middle, Otitis media
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
11/1/2011
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