Acute Otitis Media is what we normally think of as an ear infection and it is often accompanied by pain, fever and other symptoms. The buildup of fluid in the middle ear is a common indicator of Acute Otitis Media. When fluid is present in the middle ear without active infection, the condition is called Otitis Media with Effusion.
Otitis Media with Effusion is often associated with an oncoming ear infection or the result of a child recovering from an ear infection.
Parents of infants and children who have signs of an ear infection should consult their physicians.
It’s not always easy to tell if your child has an ear infection. Just as you rely on a thermometer to manage your child’s fever, the EarCheck Middle Ear Monitor helps to determine when your child may have an ear infection and to easily continue monitoring until resolved.
With the touch of a button, EarCheck uses gentle sound waves to quickly and painlessly detect the presence of middle ear fluid, a key sign of an ear infection. This patented and proven technology has been used by thousands of parents and physicians since 1997.