One of the most common affections of the childhood is the Otitis, there are three types:
-External: also known as "swimmer's ear" involves the outer ear and ear canal.
-Media: middle ear infection, is a common childhood infection -Interna: affecting the inner ear, which includes sensory organs for balance and hearing.
Otitis Media should be especially taken into account: it causes 709 million cases every year, half of them in children under five years old. Usually, it's an autolimitated disease, but without the right care, it can lead to Mastoiditis, Membrane Rupture, and Hearing Loss.
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