A 6-year-old female asked:
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woke up in tears bc her ear hurt so bad.gave her motrin,had her lay on a heating pad propped up and nothing helped.ear drops hurt her. ear infection?

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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
19 years experience Urgent Care
Possibly: Get her checked at an Urgent care or ER
Answered on Aug 18, 2017
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Could be: The middle ear will usually hurt if you stretch or hurt the ear drum.This is most commonly due to a build up of pressure behind the drum from pus, but other things can do it.The only way to know is to have her seen.With that degree of discomfort, the sooner the better.
Answered on Apr 23, 2016

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