How to diagnose otitis in children, symptoms and treatment
Otitis is one of the most frequent and serious diseases. First of all, it affects young children under the age of three. It is not easy to identify the disease at an early stage. The kid can not say what bothers him, so most often it can be easily confused with an ordinary cold.
Therefore, it is important for parents to learn all the details: how to understand that a child can have otitis media, find out exactly this disease by how it manifests itself and proceeds in children of different ages, than and how it can be cured.
So called inflammation of one of the ear regions. There are several types of otitis in children: the middle, inner or outer ear.
In young children the Eustachian tube connecting the middle part of the ear and the nasopharynx is located horizontally. This allows microbes and bacteria to freely penetrate from the nasopharynx into the ear, which leads to inflammation.
With age, the position of this tube becomes almost vertical, so this ailment appears very rarely.
Often ear inflammation appears on the background of other diseases: ARVI, influenza, acute respiratory disease, measles, diphtheria or adenovirus infection. Has both viral and bacterial origin.
To the causes of the disease can be attributed: