Alayne Ronnenberg, ScD
Ear infections frequently develop during or shortly after another infection, such as a
Some children with ear infection, particularly chronic otitis, have no symptoms. Their condition may be discovered on examination for some other problem.
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Last reviewed September 2013 by Michael Woods, MD
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