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Inflammation of any type will cause pain, swelling, and redness.
Otitis externa symptoms include:
Otitis media symptoms include:
Pain in the ear (most common symptom), although infants and young children may not be able to localize the pain, and may be fussy and irritable.
Other symptoms of otitis media include:
Other symptoms of otitis media in infants include:
Symptoms of bullous myringitis include pain in the ear. The pain may be extreme but also may suddenly resolve if the bulla or blister spontaneously ruptures, decreasing the pressure in the blister.
Other symptoms include:
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