Pharmacy Corner
Middle ear infections: what parents should know When to see my doctor?

In any of the following situations, you should take your child to the doctor:1,3

  • High fever (higher than 39°C or 102.2°F)
  • Your child is less than 6 months old
  • 48 hours has passed, but your child is still in pain
  • Your child also has another serious medical condition such as heart or lung disease
  • Your child has had several ear infections over the past 6-12 months
  • If your child has other symptoms that are not common with an average ear infection