Ear Infections

Should I Go to Urgent Care for an Ear Infection?

You may have an ear infection if you’re experiencing pain in your ear, a fever, or difficulty hearing. Ear infections are very common and can be treated effectively with antibiotics.  Ear infections are one of the most common reasons people go to the doctor, but when exactly should you see a doctor, and should you… Continue reading Should I Go to Urgent Care for an Ear Infection?

Jessica Guht Oct. 11, 2022

Should I Go to Urgent Care for an Ear Infection?
Ear Infections

Can Ear Infections Cause Hearing Loss?

Ear infections can be painful conditions in adults. However, they are more common in toddlers and babies.  Acute infections are rarely anything to worry about. However, with chronic infections comes the risk of hearing loss. This article discusses the types of ear infections, the risk of hearing loss, and what you can do about it. … Continue reading Can Ear Infections Cause Hearing Loss?

Jessica Guht Sep. 12, 2022

Can Ear Infections Cause Hearing Loss?
Allergies

Can Allergies Cause Ear Infections?

It is reported that 7.7% of adults and 7.2% of children under the age of 18 suffer from seasonal allergies every year. This equates to over 20 million people in the US, and allergies can be responsible for a whole host of additional health concerns. There are strong links between allergies and respiratory issues, but… Continue reading Can Allergies Cause Ear Infections?

Jessica Guht Jul. 08, 2022

Can Allergies Cause Ear Infections?
Ear Infections

Can an Ear Infection Cause a Sore Throat?

A sore throat and ear infections can often go hand-in-hand, which may cause someone to question if ear infections cause sore throats. In most cases, ear infections result from viruses or bacteria that have already infected the throat, so while both occur simultaneously, the sore throat is from the viral or bacterial infection and not… Continue reading Can an Ear Infection Cause a Sore Throat?

Jessica Guht May. 10, 2022

Can an Ear Infection Cause a Sore Throat?
Ear Infections

Are Ear Infections Contagious?

Ear infections are a condition that commonly affects children, and you may notice that a group of children all get ear infections around the same time. This can lead people to wrongly assume that ear infections are contagious. So are ear infections contagious? Ear infections are not contagious, but the infection that causes them, such… Continue reading Are Ear Infections Contagious?

Jessica Guht Mar. 07, 2022

Are Ear Infections Contagious?