Otitis media is simply defined as the inflammation or swelling of the middle ear due to bacterial infection. Although there are many otitis media subtypes, the term is more commonly used for acute otitis media – a condition that is quite common to children but also has the capacity to occur at any given age. Aside from ear pain, some of the more common signs as well as symptoms associated with this condition are fever as well as irritability, particularly among infants. Other symptoms include fussiness and feeding issues. These days, the most common way to treat this form of ear infection is through the use of antibiotic drugs such as azithromycin tablets.
Although this form of ear infection is not always just limited to bacterial infections as viral infection can also be a causal factor, the most common infections is still with bacteria. Among the different causal factor for this ear infection condition, colds and respiratory issues are the ones that often leads to this condition. Babies and little children though are prone to this from bottle-feeding. To treat such infection, azithromycin tablets are necessary. However, not all forms or doses of azithromycin tablets are allowed as different body sizes requires different doses of azithromycin tablets. Continue reading