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Screening for Middle Ear Infections

There are no screening tests ear infections. Some children may have a higher risk of ear infections. The doctor may take steps during office visits to check the ears.

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Acute otitis media (AOM) in Adults. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at:https://www.dynamed.com/condition/acute-otitis-media-in-adults. Updated September 4, 2019. Accessed December 5, 2019.

Acute otitis media (AOM) in Children. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at:https://www.dynamed.com/condition/acute-otitis-media-aom-in-children. Updated September 4, 2019. Accessed December 5, 2019.

Last reviewed September 2019 by EBSCO Medical Review Board Marcie L. Sidman, MD  Last Updated: 12/5/2019