Instruction
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Diseases of the ear are most often affected by young children due to the imperfection of the structure of their hearing system. Hearing trumpet in children up to 3 -4 years is short and wide, which contributes to the rapid penetration of fluid and microbes into the middle ear and, as a result, inflammation develops. Otitis media (ear inflammation) in a child is developing rapidly and with absence treatment causes serious complications , up to hearing loss . The following symptoms should alert you.
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The child is worried when eating or completely refuses it. The thing is that with a sick ear, chewing movements cause severe pain, so do not force-feed the baby.
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Watch the cold baby closely. If a child has recently suffered a respiratory illness, then he may have otitis media as a complication quite easily. A single entry of mucus from the nasopharynx into the ear canal is sufficient.
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Watch the baby. Sometimes a child tugs at a sore ear, lays on the sore side, so the pain subsides a little. The pain in the ear causes a lot of discomfort to the child, so he can be capricious, cry.
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Measure your child’s temperature. With otitis media, it is often increased, and can reach 39 degrees Celsius and above.
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Click on the tragus of the child’s ear. When otitis media cries out and cries or is very worried. A tragus is an ear tubercle that opens the external auditory canal. This way you can determine which baby’s ear is sore.
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Call a doctor even if you suspect an earache. Timely treatment will help to avoid complications.