Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: T | 2009/10/08

Q.

Ear infection?

Dear Doc,
My son is almost 3 yrs old and goes to creche`. He woke up in the early hours of the morning saying his ear is painful. The bottom of the ear lobe was a bit swollen, still is. I don' t know if he meant it was painful INSIDE the ear or the swollen part ON the ear. Could it be an infection/ What can I give him?
Thank you!

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This may well be an ear infection.You will not be able to see if your son's ears are inflamed and infected. He must be seen by a doctor.

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