If you are a parent, do you ever find your child’s ear discharge unusual? If this happens you have to be vigilant, this could be an early symptom of ear infection in infants. Ear infections that occur in infants is not rare, one possible cause is the wrong way to clean ears.
Ear infections in children may occur in some parts of the ear, the ear outer ear, middle or inside. Frequent infections occur in the outer or middle and rarely to occur in your baby’s inner ear. Diseases of middle ear infection is a common disease suffered by children under 5 years old, and yet there is a possibility as well as adults can have an ear infection if their immune abnormalities. Ear infections are common in infants because the baby’s immune system vulnerable.
The middle ear is an ear part in the amount of peanut or less, located at the back of the eardrum, and will have an infection if the ear cavities become inflamed and congested with fluid behind the eardrum. In general, the early symptoms of middle ear infections in preceded by upper respiratory tract infection. Upper respiratory tract infection may include interference with the flu and your baby’s throat
Then other symptoms that arise when the child’s ear infection are high fever, sore throat that do not heal, and babies often tried pulling at his ear because of a bad taste in his ear. Ear infections in infants usually occur more than one week. If these symptoms appear on your baby you should immediately bring your baby to the doctor to immediately get the maximum handling, and you do not ever try to pry-match your baby’s inner ear, could you do it in and push the dirt will exacerbate infections. You need to act quickly if it gets out of fluid from your baby’s ears, it could be a sign that your eardrum has a leak.
Diagnosis is established on an ear infection should meet the three areas the disease appear suddenly (acute), found signs of effusion (fluid collection in a body cavity) in this case in the middle ear. Effusion is characterized by swelling of the eardrum, limited or no movement of the eardrum, the shadow of fluid behind the eardrum and discharge from the ear. Then another thing to diagnose an ear infection is the presence of signs of middle ear inflammation with redness of the examination of the eardrum and ear pain.
If you want your baby is not developing the disease include ear infections, you should take precautions and keep your child’s health to maximum. Means of prevention of infant ear infections are in addition to maintaining the health of babies are also regularly checked by your baby to the doctor so that certain illnesses such as ear infections can be detected earlier.
Family health is very important. Especially if your family member is still up and still need assistance in maintaining the health. You as a family, especially parents should have take more time to pay attention to growth and development and child health.