Our expert says:
Your baby is suffering from referred otalgia due to teething, as your Paediatrician has confirmed the ears are normal. This is the situation where she feels pain in the ears, when in fact the pain is coming from the discomfort created by teething. This is very common, and happens due to the fact that the nerves that carry the pain signal in a certain part of the body, may have branches to other parts of the body. (In this case the ear and the jaw). By treating the pain in the oral cavity, you will control the earache (otalgia). It is important to regularly exclude the ear as the cause if her pain persists.
Your current management regime seems appropriate.
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