Ear Infections in the Summer

While ear infections are more prominent in the winter months, summer can mean ear infections. Why? Swimming and allergies. What is an ear infection? From the Mayo Clinic, “An ear infection (acute otitis media) is most often a bacterial or viral infection that affects the middle ear . . . [E]ar infections frequently are painful because of inflammation and buildup of fluids in the middle ear.” If you suffer from seasonal allergies related to pollen, … Continue reading Ear Infections in the Summer