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how do i tell if my six moth old has an earache

myy six month old son has been crying and touching his ear, he tilts it alot to the side that he keeps pulling on????

 
sweetmelissa451

Asked by sweetmelissa451 at 3:18 PM on Apr. 9, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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Answers (4)
  • Squirt some breastmilk in his ear! :)
    TanyaR1024

    Answer by TanyaR1024 at 8:10 PM on Apr. 9, 2009

  • thats a sure sign (clearest one you'll get) that it is an ear infection! Also if he has a fever
    amy31308

    Answer by amy31308 at 3:20 PM on Apr. 9, 2009

  • pulling at the ear while fussing about it
    annamcg18

    Answer by annamcg18 at 3:20 PM on Apr. 9, 2009

  • also waking up at night when he normally sleeps all night or waking up more. Being real clingly. Crying alot. Laying his ear on the kitchen floor (cool surface)
    amy31308

    Answer by amy31308 at 3:21 PM on Apr. 9, 2009