Ear infections can make your dog miserable and even require surgery. Here’s advice from a veterinarian on how to spot an ear infection quickly.
Swimmer's ear vs ear infection: Four ways to spot the difference
It's summer, and the Land of 10,000 Lakes is a great place to swim and play. As your family enjoys the pools and lakes, make sure you know the difference between swimmer's ear and a middle ear infection.
Dogs and Ear Infections
what causes dog ear infections Ear infections are caused by a variety of things. Dogs who have ‘floppy’ ears tend to get ear infections more often due to the lack of light and air flow to the ear canal — dark and damp – perfect place for bacteria and yeast to grow and flourish! Some breeds like Cocker spaniels and golden retrievers are more prone to ear infections – both of which have heavy, hairy ear canals. things that can cause serious ear…
What's Up With Ear Infections and Antibiotics?
It’s cold and flu season is here and I’m already hearing that familiar refrain in my office: “I wanted to bring him in just to make sure he didn’t have an ear infection.” Ah yes, the dreaded ear infection. Ear infections are no fun if you’re an adult, and many of us remember the pain …
Think Your Kid Has an Ear Infection? There's an App That Can Tell You
Researchers at the University of Washington have developed a new artificial intelligence-powered smartphone app that’s able to hear ear infections with high levels of accuracy. Here's how it works -- and, more importantly, when it will be available for download by users.
How to Spot a Reincarnated Carrier
Although federal and state agencies are now obligated to crosscheck their databases to prevent reincarnated carriers, there is no indication that the DOT will have the means to be able to enforce this law any time soon. Until then, you can protect yourself from these carriers, as well as identity th
Researchers offer a way to diagnose ear infections with an iPhone
Ear infections may no longer require a trip to the doctor’s office, thanks to new technology developed by researchers at Emory University.
How to make garlic oil for ear infections
Garlic oil is a staple in our house especially during the cold season. Here is how to make garlic oil. Remove the garlic from the oil and your garlic oil is now
What Are the Dangers of Ear Infections?
Ear infections happen when fluid builds up inside the ear, giving bacteria or viruses a place to grow. Ear pain and fever can result. Although the National Institutes of Health says most ear infections resolve without causing additional problems, sometimes ear infections cause dangers beyond their immediate symptoms.
How to Tell If It's an Ear Infection
Learn the symptoms, causes, and treatments for this common childhood ailment.
A Guide to Canine Ear Infections
Ear infections are one of the most common health problems dogs face. Here's what you should know: What is an ear infection? Infection of the outer ear, or otitis externa, indicates chronic inflammation of the external ear canal. This type of infection is often caused by bacteria or yeast. Infection of the middle or inner ear can also occur.
Tips for Preventing Ear Infections
Ear infections are incredibly common with children, so it's essential for parents to learn how to identify and deal with them. In fact, about 75% of kids will
First With Kids: Painless Advice on Ear Infections
Lewis First, MD, chief of pediatrics at the UVM Children's Hospital, explains how to spot an ear infection, how to treat it -- and how to prevent them.
What Causes Ear Infections in Adults?
While ear infections predominantly occur in children, ear infections in adults are still possible. Discover the different types and treatments.
How an Ear Infection Can Lead to Hearing Loss
Ear infections can cause more than discomfort—learn why it is important to treat ear infections immediately.
How to Deal With Ear Infections
Ear infections can be quite the nuisance, particularly if it’s something that your little one deals with often. While anyone can develop ear infections, babies and young children are at an increased risk for ear infections. Since children’s Eustachian tubes (a structure that connects the
What Causes Ear Infections?
Tips For Ear Infections
Although most young kids get at least one ear infection -- usually during cold and flu season -- there are proven ways that you can protect your child
Ear infections 101
What is an ear infection? A typical ear infection is an inflammation of the middle ear. It’s one of the most common childhood infections and can occur in one ear at a time or both ears at the same time. They are more common during cold and flu season.