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.
Other tips for preventing ear infections in children include:
An untreated ear infection may cause a more serious infection. This may affect hearing, learning, and speech development. So call your healthcare provider when your child has any of these:
In babies, also look for these signs: unusual crankiness, trouble sleeping, and tugging at the ears.