An ear infection is a condition that can cause pain in the ear, fever, and trouble hearing. Ear infections are common in children.
Ear infections often occur in children after they get a cold. Fluid can build up in the middle part of the ear behind the eardrum. This fluid can become infected and press on the eardrum, causing it to bulge. Some common symptoms include Fever, Pulling on the ear, Being more fussy or less active than usual, Having no appetite and not eating as much, Vomiting or diarrhea