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How are middle ear infections diagnosed?

Middle ear infections are diagnosed based on the symptoms and on an ear examination using an instrument called an otoscope. An infection will show as redness or cloudiness, presence of a fluid or an irregular appearance inside the ear.

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Author: Lauren Donley BSc (Hons)
First answered: 05 Dec 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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Category: Earache


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