Otitis media with effusion is the collection of fluid in the middle ear. It is most common in children under 2. Otitis media with effusion in adults is quite rare. Any adult presenting otitis media with effusion symptoms should seek medical advice in order to discard any serious cause. Once the nature of otitis media with effusion has been determined, and the doctor gives the green light, you can treat otitis media with effusion at home , without antibiotics, with natural remedies. If that is your case, keep reading as we explain how to treat otitis media with effusion in adults naturally.
Otitis Media (with Effusion)
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An ear infection sometimes called acute otitis media is an infection of the middle ear, the air-filled space behind the eardrum that contains the tiny vibrating bones of the ear. Children are more likely than adults to get ear infections. Because ear infections often clear up on their own, treatment may begin with managing pain and monitoring the problem. Sometimes, antibiotics are used to clear the infection.
Otitis Media (Middle Ear Infection) in Adults
Last Updated: December 31, References Approved. This article was co-authored by Payam Daneshrad, MD. With over 19 years of experience, Dr. Daneshrad specializes in adult and pediatric Otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, packing-less nasal surgery, minimally invasive sinus surgery, and snoring treatment.
The middle ear is the space behind the eardrum. Fluid in the middle ear can have few symptoms, especially if it develops slowly. It almost always goes away on its own in a few weeks to a few months.