What Causes Fluid behind Eardrum?


Fluid behind the eardrum is a medical condition where painful inflammations occur on the ear. Fluid behind the ear is caused by the imbalance of air outside the eardrum and the air inside it.
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An ear infection is the number one cause of this. Most of which can be treated with antibiotics if not clearing out on its own.
Fluid behind the eardrum, known as acute otitis media, is common
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Ear Infections
An ear infection occurs when a bacterial or viral infection affects the middle ear—the sections of the ear just behind the eardrum. Ear infections can be painful because of inflammation and fluid build up in the middle ear. Acute ear infections are painful but short in duration. Chronic ear infections do not clear up, or they recur many times. Chronic ear infections can cause permanent damage to the middle and inner ear. More »
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