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    Ear Problems and Injuries, Age 11 and Younger - Check Your Symptoms

    Call your doctor now or seek immediate medical care if:

    • Your child gets a new or higher fever.
    • The area around the ear starts to swell.
    • There is pus or blood draining from the ear.
    • There is new or different drainage from the ear.

    Watch closely for changes in your child's health, and be sure to contact your doctor if:

    • Your child's pain gets worse.
    • Your child does not get better as expected.

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: June 04, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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