Ear Infection, middle ear

The medical term for an infection or inflammation in the space behind the eardrum (the middle ear) is otitis media. A middle ear infection may be related to a cold or allergy and may be caused by bacteria or a virus. It is most common in children ages six months to six years. A typical symptom is an earache.

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