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Does an ear infection cause vomiting and diarrhea and fever?

Does an ear infection cause vomiting and diarrhea and fever?

It certainly can: It is entirely possible that an infection would cause these problems. See an md or ENT very soon, as ear infections if left untreated can cause loss of hearing. Good luck! ...Read more

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Ear Infections (Definition)

There are three different types of ear infections that affect different areas of the ear. Outer ear infection (Otitis externa) affects the ear canal and the outside part of the ear. Middle ear infection (Otitis media) affects the middle ear and leads to fluid accumulation behind the ear drum. Inner ear infection (Otitis interna) is a less common inflammation of the inner ear that causes vertigo, ...Read more


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Ruptured my ear drum and then got a really high fever for 2 days and was vomiting, fever is gone now but I'm concerned that I have an ear infection.

Ruptured my ear drum and then got a really high fever for 2 days and was vomiting, fever is gone now but I'm concerned that I have an ear infection.

Exam: If you ruptured your ear drum and are having pain, fever, or other symptoms, you should see a doctor for an evaluation so they can look at your ear drum. Follow up with your PCP tomorrow. ...Read more

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My 1 year old has an ear infection and is on amoxicillin, this morning when he woke up he was burning up with a fever and threw up, what should I do?

My 1 year old has an ear infection and is on amoxicillin, this morning when he woke up he was burning up with a fever and threw up, what should I do?

See a doctor: It seems like your child is not responding to the antibiotics and I would recommend that his doctor see him as soon as possible. You want to make sure this simple ear infection doesn't become anything more complex. ...Read more

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I just got done being sick from whatever illness. I have a fever, body aches, & a really bad sore throat. &some how an ear infection too. Why is this happening?

I just got done being sick from whatever illness. I have a fever, body aches, & a really bad sore throat. &some how an ear infection too. Why is this happening?

Many Causes: You likely have a viral illness. Many viruses cause illnesses like yours; the flu is one. Viruses cannot be treated with antibiotics and must run their course. But you can also develop a bacterial infection, which does require antibiotics. Common sites are the throat, ears, and sinuses. You may want to see your doctor if the throat/ear pain continue or if any of your symptoms worsen. ...Read more

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Could ear infections in children cause vomitting, without any other symptoms?

Could ear infections in children cause vomitting, without any other symptoms?

Vomiting in kids: Can be caused by ear infections. Acid reflux should be another consideration. ...Read more

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My son will be 12 in feb & he's 145 but has fever from ear infection 103.5 how much tylonal can I give him. I have adult liquid cause be won't take pill?

My son will be 12 in feb & he's 145 but has fever from ear infection 103.5 how much tylonal can I give him. I have adult liquid cause be won't take pill?

TYLENOL (acetaminophen) / IBUPROFEN: Tylenol (acetaminophen) dose will be between 600 to 800 mg every 4-6 hourly. If you have 500 mg/15 ml, can give him 18-20 ml each time. Other option for fever with ear infection will be ibuprofen, it will work as anti inflammatory. Dose will be 600 mg every 6-8 hourly. ...Read more

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Question concerning my niece she had ear infection today ped. Dr said. She is having fever and severe shivering chills rigors. What could be the cause

Question concerning my niece she had ear infection today ped. Dr said. She is having fever and severe shivering chills rigors. What could be the cause

Otitis media: Fever and shivering are all associated with an acute ear infection. Keep Tylenol (acetaminophen) and/or ibuprofen on board and continue oral antibiotics as instructed. She should feel better in 48 hours ...Read more

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I have an ear infection and no fever. But hearing loss and pain. Can this cause my resting heartrate to be up 10 to 15 bpm? I also have pots, eds, lyme

I have an ear infection and no fever. But hearing loss and pain. Can this cause my resting heartrate to be up 10 to 15 bpm? I also have pots, eds, lyme

Yes, pain can: Lead to increase in heart rate, due to stress, pain killers, with other medicines prescribed for your condition, will help the infection and pain, if no improvement see your doctor for re-evaluation, best wishes ...Read more

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Inner or middle ear infections visible? Have no pain? Can they cause fever? General nausea? Fatigue? Muscle aches? Can symptoms get worse overtime?

Inner or middle ear infections visible? Have no pain? Can they cause fever? General nausea? Fatigue? Muscle aches? Can symptoms get worse overtime?

Not to the patient: If you are concerned they are the cause of your symptoms, be checked. Generally middle ear infection causes pain and inner ear infection causes vertigo or room spinning. All the best. ...Read more

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Can ear infection cause stomach pain and vomiting in a 2.5 yr old? Have been to urgent care and was surprised at diagnosis of ear infection.

Can ear infection cause stomach pain and vomiting in a 2.5 yr old? Have been to urgent care and was surprised at diagnosis of ear infection.

Not directly: Ear infections are one of the most common infection diagnoses in children. They can occur with or without related symptoms. In this case, it is likely the kid has an unrelated stomach virus.The ear infection was an incidental finding and may not have presented related symptoms for a few days if ever. ...Read more

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Is it possible for amoxicillin to cause diarriea? Is it good for curing an ear infection?

Is it possible for amoxicillin to cause diarriea? Is it good for curing an ear infection?

Yes.: Common side effect for antibiotics. Taking them with food will help minimize this effect. Taking probiotics and eating yogurt helps replace normal flora that will help in minimizing diarrhea, or getting over it quicker. Ear infections have different causes and categories, some need drops, some need oral antibiotics, and even some need specific antibiotics. See your doctor. ...Read more

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HELP my 2month old was drinking off is bottle and his threw up to the side causing milk to go in his ear will that cause an ear infection?

HELP my 2month old was drinking off is bottle and his threw up to the side causing milk to go in his ear will that cause an ear infection?

No: There is a barrier between the middle ear and the outside called the tympanic membrane that keeps things from going into the middle ear from the outside. Gently, with a warm washcloth clean the inside of the ea canal that you can reach. Do NOT use a q tip as this can cause damage. Oh, and don't worry! ...Read more

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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more


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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more