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Why do i end up getting an ear infection everytime i catch a cold?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
Maybe you don't: You may not always have an ear infection. You may just have clogged eustachian tubes, which makes you feel like your ears are infected. This is common with colds, and can often be treated with decongestants.

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Last updated Feb 13, 2013

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