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If the inside of my baby’s ear looks swollen and red, does she have an ear infection?

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Dr. Carol Jacobs
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Not typical

That description is not a normal finding on a child.
It could be due to several reasons so it is best to have MD examine it. If there is pain, fever or discharge see MD asao

In brief: Not typical

That description is not a normal finding on a child.
It could be due to several reasons so it is best to have MD examine it. If there is pain, fever or discharge see MD asao
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Dr. Carol Jacobs
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2 doctors agree

In brief: You can't really...

...See the eardrum from the outside; an ear infection you can see is likely to be otitis externa (sometimes called 'swimmer's ear').

In brief: You can't really...

...See the eardrum from the outside; an ear infection you can see is likely to be otitis externa (sometimes called 'swimmer's ear').
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Infection

The baby can have an external ear infection, call your doctor and discuss possible treatment.

In brief: Infection

The baby can have an external ear infection, call your doctor and discuss possible treatment.
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
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