Quest for Health: All about ears - READ THIS POST
Is it really an ear infection?
Ear infections are one of the staple diagnoses of pediatrics. Most kids have at least one before their third birthday.
Reader Q: Could you explain how ear infections are acquired and how to prevent them? Ear infections are a VERY common condition in pediatrics. In fact, ear infections are the most common bacterial ...
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Normal versus infected middle ear (view of the TM)
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Another view of your doctor looking at your ear with an otoscope (that special light thingy)
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More of what your doctor sees when they look in your ear at the tympanic membrane
Anatomy of an ear infection, showing how fluid (then bacteria) fill up behind the ear drum, in the middle ear
This is NOT an "ear infection", which is otitis media (infection of middle ear), this is OTITIS EXTERNA (external ear infection of the canal), aka swimmer's ear
What your doctor sees when they talk about fluid behind the ear drum
A child's eustachian tube is straighter and smaller than an adults, plus they have less sinuses and smaller sinuses, so they tend to get more ear infections