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Content updated on Sep 20, 2022

What is otitis media?

Infection of the middle ear (area just behind the eardrum) by bacteria or viruses. Although the cause is an infection, risk factors include blocked nose, allergies and smoke exposure.

Symptoms of otitis media

  • Ear pain

  • Ringing sounds in the ear, i.e. Tinnitus, on one side only

  • Fever

  • Common cold or stomach flu symptoms before the fever appeared

  • Significant difference in hearing difficulty between my left and right ear

  • Runny nose

Questions your doctor may ask to check for otitis media

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose otitis media

  • Do you have ear pain?

  • Do you have ringing in one ear only?

  • Do you have a fever?

  • Did you experience any common cold or stomach flu symptoms before your current fever appeared?

  • Do you feel that there is a large difference in your hearing between left and right ear?

Treatment for otitis media

This condition may often heal by itself. The doctor may prescribe ear drops, antibiotics or oral medicines for pain relief. If the infection lasts for a long time, a tiny tube may be inserted into the eardrum, to help fluid drain out faster.

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