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The most common age for temporary hearing loss is during that same precious time when the miracle of language development is unfolding. The most common cause for temporary hearing loss is the fluid in the middle ear space associated with ear infections. On average, fluid lingers for 3 weeks following an ear infection, but it can remain for months.

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Do Earaches need Antibiotics?

Dear Dr. Greene, Our 5 year old son seems to get a lot of ear infections. Can you tell me in plain English, not in medical terms that no one else can understand; what's the diff ...

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Do Earaches need Antibiotics?

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