4 Uncommon but Serious Ear Infection Complications

February 12, 2017
Dr Momma continues her discussion about ear infections and details how improved symptoms may hide developing serious ear infection complications.

Ear infection complications can happen when the infections become severe or recurrent. I already discussed common myths about ear infections, and shared ear infection facts that I believe parents should know. Ear infection complications can be divided into the common and the uncommon types. Common ear infection complications include temporary hearing loss, speech delay, dizziness, […]

7 Ear Infection FACTS Every Mother Should Know

January 22, 2017
Dr.Momma shares 7 ear infection facts that parents will find useful when discussing their child's problem with their physician.

1. ¬†Infections occur in the outer, middle and inner part of the ear Middle ear infections (called otitis media), are the most common type and occur when fluid collects behind the eardrum. These infections are¬†caused by swelling in the nose which leads to blocking the eustachian tube. Outer ear infections (called otitis externa, or swimmer’s […]