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Why Does My 6 Month Old Rub Her Ears
My 6 month old learned how to pull his self up he fell and hit his head I don't see any bumps but he has a few red spots that look like blood under sc?
Head Injury: This was a bump from a position of sitting and is unlikely to cause a bad injury. Observe his behavior and follow his usual routine. The red spots are likely the beginnings of a bruise. Risk factors would be a loss of consciousness and/or repeated vomiting. Have him seen for any concerns. All the best. ...Read more
My 6 month old baby has had dark hard wax coming out if his ear for the past few weeks should I be concerned?
My 6 month old baby has been on anti- twice this month and he's still pulling and rubbing his ears nothing seems to help all antibiotic has finished?
Persistent fluid: Your doctor needs to actually look at the ear and see if the infection has cleared up or not and whether there is persistent fluid left over after the infection. The infection may have cleared, but fluid can persist and that fluid can hang around for several months. If there is no redness, visible pus, fever and doc thinks infection has cleared, then need to watchfully wait and see if fluid clears. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 6 month old possibly has an ear ache. What can I do to help relieve it until she goes to her pedi on mon.?
How long is it supposed to it take for an ear infection to cause permanent hearing loss in my 6 month old?
Depends: During any ear infection a kid will have temporary reduction in hearing due to the muck in the ear for up to 4-6 wks. If the infection & muck is not cleared out within 90 days that muck can turn to a glue like material.Some infections clear without meds, some benefit from having the muck removed & ventilation tubes placed. Most hearing will return to baseline if the ear bones don't stick together. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 6 month old keeps grabbing his ear when he cries or when the dog barks. He doesn't act sick or have a fever. He is teething. Infected ear?
Could be infecion: Crying causes increase pressure in ears, lound noise causes eardrum to vibrate etc..Thus can increase pain. If there is an infection, the drum area is more sensitive to pressure and thus things that cause changes here can increase pain, hence child is pulling and crying. I would have him evaluated. Since he is only 6 months, antibiotic is often recommended. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 6 month old baby has had dark hard wax coming out if his ear for the past 2 weeks he also had an ear infection and was on antib- should I worry?
Not to worry: It is great the hard wax is coming out of his ears on its own ! finish the antibiotics and follow up with your pediatrician as scheduled . If you are still concerned , address this at follow up ...Read more