What are the symptoms of bacterial ear infections?

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Ear infections, whatever their type or cause, share some common symptoms. These may include fever, headaches, ear pain, or trouble with hearing. You might be able to feel if your ear is blocked. Because the structures of your inner ear help you balance, a bacterial ear infection may make you feel dizzy.

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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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