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Ear Pain in Infants and Children

Your child is not having trouble sleeping, does not cry when you put his head down, is not pulling or tugging at his ears and does not have fluid draining from his ear.

Let's look for some other signs that your child may have an ear infection.

Is your child

  • crying suddenly, without any explanation

  • not eating or drinking well

  • having a runny or stuffy nose?

Yes, my child has one or more of these symptoms.

No, this doesn't describe my child.

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