Why Does My Child Keep Getting Ear Infections?

Why Does My Child Keep Getting Ear Infections?

Ear infections among kids are incredibly common. In fact, besides wellness visits, they are the second most common reason kids visit the doctor. So why does your child keep ending up with an ear infection?

In children, the ear ventilation system is not fully matured. This means it's more prone to infection than an adult's ear.

Some common reasons kids get ear infections? Everything from allergies to being around cigarette fumes can cause your child's ear to get infected.

In addition, your little one could be suffering from an ear infection because it runs in your family.

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