Ear infection or otitis media (OM) is an infection of the middle ear caused by bacteria or viruses. In this case, part of the space behind the third ossicles Eardrum often become the main target of infection. Ear infections, of course, very upset and very painful if you or your child experience that this is because patients have inflammation and fluid buildup in the middle ear.
Cases of ear infections, are not yet fully developed in children from six months to two years, often due to the size and shape of their ears. But not only children who can be attacked by this infection, adults can also suffer from infections caused by bacteria or viruses. Among the many infections of the ear infections, which is often float ears or ear infections due to penetration of water into the outer ear.
Besides the ears of an ear infection float much more diversified, you need to know, such as:
- The acute otitis media or otitis media Acute otitis (OMA)
OMA is an ear infection, inflammation and fluid buildup in the middle ear trigger, causing pain in the ear patients, and more patients can include AOM also cause fever.