How To Get Rid Of Earache?

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Definition

An earache can be a sharp, dull, or burning pain in one or both ears. The pain may be temporary or constant.

See also:

  • Otitis media
  • Swimmer's ear
  • Malignant otitis externa

Alternative Names

Otalgia; Pain - ear; Ear pain


Considerations

The symptoms of an ear infection may include:

  • Ear pain
  • Fever
  • Fussiness
  • Increased crying
  • Irritability

Many children will have temporary and minor hearing loss during, and right after, an ear infection. Permanent hearing loss is rare, but the risk increases with the...

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