Major Symptoms of Ear Problems
Middle Ear Infection (Acute Otitis Media) Ofen Start 2-7 days after the start of a cold or other upper respiratory infection. Symptoms of an ear infection may include:
- Ear Pain (Mild to Severe): Babies often pull or tug at their ears when they have an earache
- Drainage from the Ear that is thick and yellow or bloody. This means the eardrum has probably burst (Ruptured). The hole in the eardrum often heals by itself in a few weeks.
- Loss of appetite, vomiting, and grumpy behavior.
- Trouble Sleeping.
Symptoms of Fluid Buildup May Include:
- Popping, ringing, or a feeling of fullness or pressure in the ear. Children often have trouble describing this feeling. They may rub their ears trying to relieve pressure.
- Trouble hearing. Children who have problems hearing may seem dreamy or inattentive, or they may appear grumpy or cranky.
- Balance Problems and Dizziness.
- Hearing Loss
- Fussiness in young infants
Tinnitus a very commonly occurred symptom of ‘ringing in the ears’ . 1 in every 10 adults suffers from this problem.