What causes middle ear infection?
Middle ear infections are usually caused by viral infection but can sometimes be caused by bacterial infection. Who gets middle ear infection? Middle ear infection usually occurs in infants and young school age children as they are much more prone toward getting upper airway infection. It is possible however to get middle ear infection at any age. What are the symptoms of middle ear infection? Some of the symptoms of middle ear infection are listed below. It is common to get a few of the above symptoms but in very severe infections it is possible to have all the symptoms · Ear pain which could be severe and/or throbbing · Temperature (fever) · Decrease in Hearing · Ear discharge · Bleeding from the ear Only some of the symptoms of middle ear infection are listed above. If you have any of the above symptoms then you must see a doctor straight away. If there is a discharge from the ear following a diagnosis of middle ear infection. There may be an immediate relief of your pain but that a