A 48-year-old member asked:
Fluid in ears and ear infection, treatment?
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Dr. Pamela Paulhus answered
26 years experience in Pediatrics
Age matters : I'm a pediatrician, but hope i can still give you helpful advice. In babies and children, we treat ear infex based on the degree of illness and/or discomfort with the infex. Fluid can be present behind the eardrum with an acute ear infection. If it does not resolve and/or it's adversely affecting one's hearing, we are quicker to act on that. See an ENT (ear/nose/throat) specialist.
Answered on Sep 17, 2016
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