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How can I prevent ear infections in my child?

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Dr. Michael Coogan
47 years experience in Pediatrics
Airway inflammation: Since ear infections begin with inflammation in the upper airway (nose and throat), parents should avoid situations that may lead to inflammation. These include, but are not limited to: cold viruses, irritants like cigarette smoke, and aeroallergens such as pollen, in certain susceptible children.
Answered on May 6, 2012
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