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What is acute otitis media?

Answer: 

Acute otitis media is the name for inflammation and infection of the middle ear.

The condition starts quite suddenly. It usually occurs in children and can follow a cold or flu.

The symptoms include earache, fever, irritability and hearing loss.

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