Many kids I have been going to school with left today (About 82 of them) complaing of an Earache, fever, then vomiting? At first I though earache, but how could it be possible there would be so many? Does anyone have any suggestions on what could be the cause?
Most likely it is possible that the group of students might have been affected by a viral infection.
Most Viral infections are usually benign, âand subside within 7 to 10 days with conservative management. â
The pain in the ear could be due to inflammation, associated with infection and the enlarged lymph ânodes. Collection of fluid within the inner ear can also cause such symptoms. For the time being, you âcan try to relieve them with anti-inflammatory medications âlike advil or motrin.â
In case they are not helping, you may need to consult your doctor for a examination to rule out âbacterial secondary infections and if needed treatment with antibiotics. â
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