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Help Your Child Say Good-Bye to Ear Infections

Most children will suffer at least one ear infection before their third birthday. Take this quiz and learn the ins and outs of dealing with this common ailment.

1. Breastfeeding your infant for the first year of his or her life may lower the child's risk for ear infections.
2. It is best to let a middle ear infection (otitis media) clear up on its own, without any treatment.
3. When a mild hearing loss follows a middle ear infection, it may mean that “fluid” remains in a child’s ear.