EAR INFECTION (otitis) and ITS DANGERS. 800 533 Cure MD

Ear infection (otitis) is an infection of the middle ear, caused mainly by bacteria (such as streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae) or viruses (such as the common cold). On many occasions, these usually disappear on their own, while on others we must use antibiotics to eliminate the infection, and thus avoid possible hearing problems and even other complications.

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How do I identify the symptoms of Otitis?

The most common symptoms may vary depending on the age of the patient, the most common being those shown below:


  • Ear pain, especially when lying down
  • Pulling or tugging on an ear
  • Sleep disorders
  • Crying more than usual
  • Concern
  • Difficulty hearing or responding to sounds
  • Loss of balance
  • Fever of 38°C or higher
  • Discharge of fluid from the ear
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite



  • Earache
  • Discharge of fluid from the ear
  • Difficulty hearing

We find several conditions of the middle ear, which could be related to otitis or generate problems in the middle ear, the most common being the following:

Otitis media with effusion, or swelling and fluid collection (effusion) in the middle ear without bacterial or viral infection. This can happen because the fluid buildup persists even after the ear infection improves. It can also happen due to non-infectious dysfunction or blockage of the Eustachian tubes.
Chronic otitis media with effusion occurs when fluid remains in the middle ear and continually returns without bacterial or viral infection. This makes children susceptible to new ear infections and could affect hearing.
Chronic suppurative otitis media, an ear infection that does not go away with the usual treatments. This can cause a hole in the eardrum.

Should I seek medical attention if I have ear pain?

Absolutely yes. It is always advisable to go to the primary care professional, since it will be the doctor, after carrying out the relevant tests, who will determine whether or not there is an ear infection (based on the state of the eardrum and if there is pus in the ear medium), prescribing for this purpose the treatment to follow.

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As a general rule, our body’s immune system usually fights middle ear infection on its own. However, sometimes the use of antibiotics is necessary (especially if the symptoms last more than 2-3 days), but it is important not to self-medicate.

To alleviate the symptoms, it is important to follow these tips:

  • Rest: It is important to be able to lie down so that the body rests and recovers from discomfort.
  • Drink liquids: our body must be hydrated.
  • If you are very sick, you can take a pain reliever (ask your doctor or pharmacist for guidance on medicines you can take for pain or fever).

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