Man Develops Infection in His Skull and Brain Lining After Cleaning His Ear with a Cotton Swab
After experiencing painful infections, hearing loss, and a seizure, doctors discovered a piece of the cotton swab lodged in the man's ear canal, surrounded by wax and debris.
Ear Infection Rates Are Down, and You Can Thank the Pneumococcal Vaccine
Ear infections aren't fun for kids or their parents. And now, researchers believe they know why rates have gone down significantly.
Fewer Babies Are Getting Ear Infections—Here's Why
The rate of ear infections in infants is dropping for a suprising reason.
Earache Symptoms and Treatment
Learn what causes earaches and how to alleviate the symptoms.
Ear Infection Symptoms in Babies and Toddlers
From fever to drainage, learn the signs of an ear infection in toddlers and infants so you can nip this common childhood ailment in the bud.