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Sink or Swim: Learning to Spot Swimmer’s Ear

Are your kids in and out of the pool all summer? If you find that your child is complaining about a sore or itchy ear, they might have otitis externa—better known as swimmer’s ear. Otitis can occur when water stays in the ear after swimming, creating an environment for bacteria and fungi to grow causing infection.
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The Facts about Childhood Earaches

Persistent earaches are a common childhood illness that generally improves with age. But why? We’re here to tell you all about childhood ear, nose and throat development, and what exactly is causing your child’s pain. Continue reading