Should I talk to my doctor about my middle ear infection symptoms?

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Although some ear infections do clear up without antibiotics, they can also get worse if untreated. If you have symptoms of a middle ear infection, you should see your doctor if they last more than one day. Also, see your doctor if your symptoms are severe.

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Ear Disorders

Ear Disorders

Your ear is a complex organ composed of the outer, middle and inner ear (as well as fluid). Any disorder involving your ear -- ear infections, tinnitus, Meniere's disease -- can affect either your hearing or your balance. Treatmen...

t options for ear disorders vary based on the type of disorder you have.
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