Don’t leave otitis media untreated, especially in children! This is a serious condition that demands immediate medical attention because it’s the most common cause of hearing loss among children. Indeed, there shouldn’t be a middle ground when it comes to otitis media – either you have it treated ASAP or it will result to hearing loss.
Middle Ear Infection
Otitis media simply translates to inflammation of the middle ear, usually as a result of an infection. It may occur in just one ear although it can also occur in both ears. It may affect adults, too, but only occasionally, unlike children where it’s more common. Continue reading