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An ear infection is an infection behind the eardrum. The area can get infected when germs from the nose and throat are trapped there. Ear infections happen mostly to young children. The most common kind of ear infection in children is called otitis media.
Otitis Media Otitis media is a bacterial or viral infection of the middle ear, typically caused by a cold or sore throat, germs spreading into the middle ear. Otitis Mediainflammation of the middle earotitis-media