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a red ear = ear infection right?

she was in the pool yesterday and when i took her out she started tugging at her ear.
this mornning she woke up with a slightly red ear.

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bella021

Asked by bella021 at 7:26 AM on Jun. 29, 2009 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • it could be swimmers ear.
    vgiron

    Answer by vgiron at 7:33 AM on Jun. 29, 2009

  • If you go to the doc ask about auralgan. Most docs forego pain relief and go with antibiotics which take days.http://www.webmd.com/drugs/drug-14782-Auralgan+Otic.aspx?drugid=14782&drugname=Auralgan%20Otic

    Farrahann

    Answer by Farrahann at 7:51 AM on Jun. 29, 2009

  • Given just the facts at hand, I would say yes either ear infection or swimmer ear (you can get ear plugs to help prevent if this become common after each swim). Some kids pull at their ears for teething or just for fun. But if it's only since the pool, I think your right.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:24 AM on Jun. 29, 2009

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