Middle Ear Infection Causes

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Causes of Middle Ear Infection


This condition is caused by bacteria and viruses, such as:

  • Streptococcus pneumoniae (most common)
  • Haemophilus influenzae
  • Moraxella (Branhamella) catarrhalis
  • Streptococcus pyogenes (less common)



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Middle Ear Infection Causes
Causes
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Middle Ear Infection Risk Factors
Risk Factors
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Diagnosis
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Middle Ear Infection Symptoms
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Middle Ear Infection Complications
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Screening for Middle Ear Infection
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Middle Ear Infection Medications
Medications
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Middle Ear Infection Prevention
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