What Are the Symptoms of Middle Ear Infections?

Q:
What are the symptoms of middle ear infections?

A:
A middle ear infection, also called otitis media, often occurs behind the eardrum. It is caused by bacteria or viruses and is often painful.

Speaking of its symptoms, they are as follows:

  • Pain in the middle ear
  • Fever
  • Ear discharge
  • Loss of balance
  • Temporary hearing loss
  • Diminished hearing

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