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What would you do for a 4 month old grabbing her ears when she cries?

i think it is an ear infection. any home fixers?

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LauraB

Asked by LauraB at 4:10 PM on Mar. 25, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • If it really is an infection there are no home fixes. You need to take her to the doctor and get medication for her.
    feesharose

    Answer by feesharose at 4:13 PM on Mar. 25, 2009

  • She needs a Doctor, its an ear infection !!!
    crystal_aguilar

    Answer by crystal_aguilar at 4:23 PM on Mar. 25, 2009

  • It certainly sounds like an ear infection. You can't cure it yourself, but you can treat the pain with tylenol. You will need your doctor to tell you the correct dosage based upon your baby's age and weight. You should take her to the doctor to have her ears looked at. Ear infections really make them miserable.
    evwsquared

    Answer by evwsquared at 5:20 PM on Mar. 25, 2009

  • if she is grabbing her ear then crying, it could be an ear infection. My son grabs his ears when he's crying about something else, it's how he soothes himself. We've been to the doc several times and no sign of infection. Go ahead and take her to the doc. It will make you feel better anyway
    MoMmY2APrince85

    Answer by MoMmY2APrince85 at 5:24 PM on Mar. 25, 2009

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