Help with diagnosing and dealing with your tot’s sore ears
Earache in babies and toddlers is very common and usually signals an ear infection. “More than three quarters of diagnosed ear infections are seen in children under 10,” says Dr Roger Henderson, GP and adviser for netdoctor (www.netdoctor.co.uk). There are two types of ear infection – middle ear and outer ear, and, not surprisingly, they’re more common during the winter months.
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