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Do colds cause ear infections?

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Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
7 doctors agree

In brief: They can

Colds or (upper respiratory infections - uris) are the leading predisposing cause of ear infections.

In brief: They can

Colds or (upper respiratory infections - uris) are the leading predisposing cause of ear infections.
Dr. Patrick Melder
Dr. Patrick Melder
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Dr. Magalie Nelson
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Ear infection & cold

Ear infections can happen with the cold quite frequently.
Most of the time it resolves quickly and does not need additional treatment. However at times the fluid builds up in the middle ear and needs further treatment.

In brief: Ear infection & cold

Ear infections can happen with the cold quite frequently.
Most of the time it resolves quickly and does not need additional treatment. However at times the fluid builds up in the middle ear and needs further treatment.
Dr. Magalie Nelson
Dr. Magalie Nelson
Thank
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