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Medicines and treatments for a middle ear infection

Middle ear infections (otitis media) usually get better on their own and don’t need antibiotic treatment.

Middle ear infections usually get better on their own. Children younger than 2 years may need antibiotics.

Read about Medicines and treatments for a middle ear infection on the NPS MedicineWise website.

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