Ear Infections

Ear Infections (Otitis Media)

Ear infection (Otitis Media) is an infection of the middle ear, and is most often a bacterial or viral infection. The inflammation and buildup of fluids causes the ear infection to be very painful.

Signs and symptoms of ear infections:

  • Ear pain, tugging at ear
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Behavior changes especially in children, i.e. crying, acting more irritable or loss of appetite
  • Difficulty hearing
  • Fever of 100 F or higher
  • Drainage from the ear
  • Headache
  • treatment ear infections

We treat ear infections in many ways, depending on severity and frequency. Treatment options include: