Tag Archive: recurrent ear infections

Ear infections and your child: why antibiotics are not always the answer

If your child has ever had an ear infection and/or suffers from recurrent ear infections; then you know they can really hurt and sideline your child for a few days. But for most children, did you know that most ear infections will resolve spontaneously (up to 70% of cases) without the need for antibiotics? I…

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Recurrent Ear Infections

For today’s Ask Dr.Mom’s post, we will be talking about those pesky ear infections (aka otitis media). Specifically, the ones that keep coming back. Dear Dr.Mom I have a child who is prone to ear infections. Is there anything we can do to avoid them? —Kent When our children become ill we almost always wonder…

Posts from Ask Dr.Mom Past

My regular feature, Ask Dr.Mom, is on winter break with my kids. I’ll have this weekly post back up on Wednesday January 5th. In the meantime, I hope everyone is enjoying these last few days before Christmas! Remember to submit your parenting or health related questions to mommamd4two(at)aol(dot)com. I have one more questions lined up, after…

Recurrent Ear Infections

For today’s Ask Dr.Mom’s post, we will be talking about those pesky ear infections (aka otitis media). Specifically, the ones that keep coming back. Dear Dr.Mom I have a child who is prone to ear infections. Is there anything we can do to avoid them? —Kent When our children become ill we almost always wonder…