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, […]

5 Common Myths about Ear Infections

January 15, 2017
5Common Myths about Ear Infections

  The term ear infection has many meanings, but most people use the term to describe middle ear infections. These infections occur when there is an inflammation of the middle ear, and fluid builds up behind the eardrum. Anyone can get an ear infection, but kids get them more often than adults. The scientific name […]

Part 3 Kids’ Healthcare: Avoiding the 5 Worst Comments You Could Say to a Specialist

Understanding Expectations for Pediatric Specialist Visits Specialists in a particular field of medicine have taken additional training to become really good at managing a special area of the body. If your child has been referred to a specialty physician, it means the problem your child is facing has not responded well to initial management by […]