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Can plane travel cause an ear infection in a child?

My cousin said her baby got an ear infection after a short plane flight, due to the air pressure change.
I am going on a plane in 2 months with my baby. Is this true, can this happen?

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Asked by pamom222 at 12:27 PM on Apr. 21, 2009 in Health

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  • It can cause some problems, just make sure baby is sucking on something like a paci or bottle or breastfeeding when you take off and land and things should be ok.

    Answer by BusyBeesmom at 1:19 PM on Apr. 21, 2009

  • I believe it can yes.

    Answer by leeleesboys at 3:54 PM on Apr. 21, 2009

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