oa SA Pharmacist's Assistant - Babies - earache (otitis) : family feature
|Article Title||Babies - earache (otitis) : family feature|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||SA Pharmacist's Assistant|
|Author||Karen Van Rensburg|
|Publication Date||Winter 2009|
Ear infections can occur in both the outer parts of the ear (otitis externa) and the middle ear (otitis media). Otitis media is one of the most common infections observed in children ; 60 - 80 percent of infants experience at least one infection before their first birthday and 80 - 90 percent of all children will have had otitis media by two to three years of age.
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