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  • fever
  • Fever, ear pain, and hearing impairment often occur as a result of trapped fluid and/or mucous in the middle ear. (healthline.com)
  • Other symptoms can include fever, general body discomfort, rubbing or pulling of the ears in children, vomiting and diarrhea in infants, dizziness, loss of balance and fluid draining from the ear. (drugs.com)
  • Your doctor will ask about ear pain, any discharge from the ear and fever. (drugs.com)
  • If your baby child has a fever, is unusually irritable or can't sleep, frequently rubs or pulls his or her ears, has vomiting or diarrhea or does not respond normally to sounds (doesn't startle when a door slams or pots clang), call your doctor promptly. (drugs.com)
  • ear pain that varies rapidly in severity but is generally worse on the right, and is accompanied by fever, facial flushing, nightmares, and sensitivity to light. (doctors-hospital.net)
  • Its symptom picture includes ear pain that begins suddenly, often after exposure to wind and cold, and then remains at a constant level of intensity, and is accompanied by high fever, agitation, and restlessness. (doctors-hospital.net)
  • child's
  • Avoid rooms with secondhand smoke, because environmental cigarette smoke may increase a child's risk of ear infections. (drugs.com)
  • However, recurring ear infections and their accompanying short-term hearing losses may affect a child's speech and language development. (doctors-hospital.net)
  • antibiotics
  • Some ear infections clear on their own without antibiotics. (pennmedicine.org)
  • Antibiotics are often used to treat bacterial ear infections, but many ear infections are viral and cannot be treated with antibiotics. (teenshealth.org)
  • This historic finding sheds new light on the decreasing efficacy of antibiotics in treating kids with ear infections and has serious implications about the future direction of therapeutic research. (innovations-report.com)
  • Up to 80% of ear infections may go away without antibiotics. (drugs.com)
  • pain
  • Pressure on the outside of the ear aggravates the pain. (hubpages.com)
  • Any child who complains of ear pain must be seen by a doctor at the earliest opportunity. (hubpages.com)
  • Use over-the-counter pain relief drops for ears. (pennmedicine.org)
  • You should see your doctor if your child experiences pain, or any discharge from the ear that lasts for more than 5 days. (mydr.com.au)
  • Without first-hand experience, the Committee members may not know that when a child has chronic ear-disease, the time when their pain is at its worst is when they try to go to sleep. (onlineopinion.com.au)
  • Sensations of heaviness and slight pain in the ear are common. (medscape.com)
  • sound vibrations
  • A hearing assistance system senses sound vibrations of an auditory element in the middle ear and provides a stimulus to an auditory sensory element. (google.com)
  • This invention relates generally to at least partially implantable hearing assistance systems, and more particularly to the sensing of sound vibrations in the middle ear. (google.com)
  • auditory element
  • a carrier, carrying the second portion of the transducer, and adapted to be secured in the middle ear, wherein at least one of the first and second portions of the transducer is adapted for pivotable coupling to the auditory element and carrier, respectively, and wherein at least one of the portions adapted for pivotable coupling includes a ball and socket. (google.com)
  • One embodiment allows pivotable mechanical coupling of the capacitive sensor to at least one of the auditory element and a carrier secured within the middle ear. (google.com.au)
  • glue ear
  • Grommets are tiny tubes that can be inserted into the eardrums to treat conditions that affect the middle ear, such as recurrent middle ear infections and glue ear. (mydr.com.au)
  • Glue ear is more common in children than in adults, partly because children's Eustachian tubes are narrower and more horizontal, which means that they can block more easily. (mydr.com.au)
  • Hearing problems associated with glue ear can lead to problems with speech and language development. (mydr.com.au)
  • Rarely, children with glue ear have problems with balance or a dull ache in the ear. (mydr.com.au)
  • Your doctor may suggest inserting grommets if your child has had glue ear for at least 3 months and has associated problems with their hearing. (mydr.com.au)
  • pediatric
  • Over the past ten years, Dr. Ehrlich and J. Christopher Post, M.D., Ph.D., FACS, an Allegheny General Hospital pediatric ear specialist and medical director of the Center for Genomic Sciences, have pioneered the biofilm theory to explain the persistence of chronic ear infections. (innovations-report.com)
  • refers
  • This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Middle ear bleeding. (rightdiagnosis.com)
  • chronic ear infections
  • Ear infections that last a long time or come and go are called chronic ear infections. (pennmedicine.org)
  • Direct evidence of bacterial biofilms has been found on the middle ear tissue of children who suffer from chronic ear infections, according to a study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) by researchers from the Allegheny Singer Research Institute (ASRI) at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, the Medical College of Wisconsin and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. (innovations-report.com)
  • Hearing
  • The Western Australian government announced last month that epidemic rates of chronic middle-ear disease and hearing loss are hampering education outcomes in the north-west. (onlineopinion.com.au)
  • Prevalent middle-ear disease in the region is not a new problem - for any other illness and any other disability, funding would have been prioritized, but hearing loss and middle-ear disease is an invisible disability. (onlineopinion.com.au)
  • Ninety-four per cent of children in one lower-primary school had middle-ear disease or a related hearing loss. (onlineopinion.com.au)
  • Learning externally or home education present good options for kids with hearing loss and chronic middle-ear disease, and present logical alternatives to continued academic struggles and absences. (onlineopinion.com.au)
  • Generally, the patient presents with a 2- to 3-day history of ear congestion and mild hearing loss. (medscape.com)
  • Middle ear infections are the most common illness that brings children to a pediatrician and the most common cause of hearing loss in children. (drugs.com)
  • Any disorder involving your ear -- ear infections, tinnitus, Meniere's disease -- can affect either your hearing or your balance. (sharecare.com)