During the first three years of life, almost all children at least once tolerate the inflammation of the middle ear. Not insured from otitis media and adults. The cause of the disease is most commonly an infection.
Inflammation of the middle ear can occur as a complication after a cold, due to chronic diseases of the nasopharynx, trauma of the anus, with a decrease in immunity.
The course and types of otitis media
The course of otitis is divided into acute, protracted and chronic.
Inflammation of the middle ear can be of varying degrees of severity and affect the following divisions:
- Tympanic cavity;
- Auditory tube;
- Mastoidum of the temporal bone.
Symptoms of middle ear inflammation
To the doctor-otolaryngologist it is urgent to address in case of occurrence of such symptoms: