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What is Ear infection?

What is Ear infection?

An ear infection is a common type of infection and is the result of an invasion of bacteria or viruses into the ear. An ear ...more »

  • Ear infection: An infection that affects the ear.

Ear infection: Introduction

Types of Ear infection:

Types of Ear infection:

Broader types of Ear infection:

What causes Ear infection?

Causes of Ear infection: see causes of Ear infection
Causes of Ear infection: Streptococcus pneumoniae causes thousands of cases of meningitis and pneumonia, and 7 million cases of ear infection in the United States each year. (Source: excerpt from Antimicrobial Resistance, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)
Risk factors for Ear infection: see risk factors for Ear infection

What are the symptoms of Ear infection?

Symptoms of Ear infection: see symptoms of Ear infection

Ear infection: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Ear infection.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Ear infection.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Ear infection: see treatments for Ear infection
Alternative treatments for Ear infection: see alternative treatments for Ear infection
Research for Ear infection: see research for Ear infection

Society issues for Ear infection

Physician office visit statistics for Ear infection: The following are statistics from various sources about physician office visits and Ear infection:

  • 9,449,000 people visited a physician’s office for earache and ear infection in the US 2001 (National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: 2001)
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Organs Affected by Ear infection:

Organs and body systems related to Ear infection include:

Name of Ear infection

Main name of condition: Ear infection

Ear infection: Related Conditions

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