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Ear Pain in Infants and Children

You have said your child does not have pain when he pulls on his earlobe or touches the front part of his ear. If he did, he might have an outer ear infection (otitis externa), also known as "swimmer's ear."

Is your child's nose runny or stuffy? Does he seem to have a cold or the flu?

Yes, my child has cold or flu symptoms.

No, my child does not have cold or flu symptoms.

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