Pain in ear
Q: My four year daughter is having recurring problem of pain in ear especially after she catches cold. This problem appeared first when she was exactly one year old.most of time her left ear gives pain. She recovers every time with treatment of antibiotic. Please advice to stop recurrence as it is very painfull to child.anu
A:If there is a problem with recurrent ear ache, the child needs to beevaluated by an ENT (ear, nose, throat) specialist so that the problem issorted out permanently. Recurrent ear infections may cause glue ear which may result in hearing loss- so it is important to take correct treatment assoon as possible.