A 7-year-old female asked:
7 yr old woke up cause her ear hurt and she cant hear from it. ear infection or something more?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Katharine Cox answered
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Yes: Often theses little guys have a cold first. Waking up with a sore ear and decreased hearing sounds like an ear infection. Treat her for pain and have her see her doctor today. All the best and I hope she feels better.
Answered on Nov 26, 2014
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