About 90% of American children suffer from a middle ear infection or OME (otitis media with effusion) before they even go to , according to the American Academy of Paediatrics.
What is Ear Infection?
An ear more prone to infection in the middle ear than adults.or otitis occurs when any of the chambers of the ear are affected by a or viral infection. It results in ear pain due to the and that accumulates. Usually, outer ear and middle ear infections are more common compared to inner ear infections. In general, children are
An ear infection happens when there is fluid buildup in your middle ear due to any of the following:
- Sinus infections
- Infected or inflamed adenoids (tissue near your that trap harmful and )
- Changes in air pressure
The prominent symptoms of ear infections include: