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Is a red ear a sign of an ear infection in an infant?

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Dr. Boyce Hornberger
Pediatrics - Allergy & Asthma
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In brief: No

An infant typically will be irritable with possibly a preceding or current upper respiratory infection.
there may it may not be fever. The inflammation is in the middle ear and tympanic membrane and this should not cause a red ear.

In brief: No

An infant typically will be irritable with possibly a preceding or current upper respiratory infection.
there may it may not be fever. The inflammation is in the middle ear and tympanic membrane and this should not cause a red ear.
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