「My baby's ear is stinky, does my baby's ears have otitis media?"
"Did water run into my baby's ears? “
"Would my baby's eardrum be broken?"
Ear diseases are often a problem, even for adults.
Because they can't see it and can't find it, they don't know what to do,
Baby doesn't know how to express their un-comfort feeling properly to their parents, and it makes their parents are very worry.
How to defend if your baby's ears are abnormal?
If the baby's ears are stinky, but there is no change in appearance, and it only lasts for one or two days, this may be the case of earwax mixed with sweat. Or you can ask the pediatric clinic to ask the doctor to see if the baby's ear is abnormal.
If there is the obvious appearance of redness and swelling, and pus is flowing: your baby is also crying, earache, loss of appetite and restlessness, then please take the baby to the ENT clinic for a detailed examination and clean the ear canal.
How to clean and protect our baby's ear?
The general care of the auricle : After washing the baby’s face, keep it dry, and moisturize it with the lotion to keep the skin healthy and make the baby’s skin less susceptible to bacterial infection.
The visible part of the external ear auricle to the ear canal, parents can take a wet cloth and dip a little bit water and gently wipe the baby’s ear while baby is bathing.
If you thought your baby's ears are stinky, as if there has a lot of secretions, and the baby feels uncomfortable, you should take your baby to see a pediatrician or a pediatric ENT doctor, and ask them to take professional treatment.