Here is a quick mnemonic/memory aid “EAR JOY to remember about the Signs & Symptoms of Otitis Media

E: Eardrum erythema – Redness of the eardrum due to inflammation.

A: Acute pain – Sudden and severe ear pain.

R: Recurrent ear infections – Frequent episodes of ear infections.

J: Jarring headaches – Headaches that accompany ear discomfort.

O: Otorrhea – Discharge from the ear, which may be pus-like.

Y: Yawning exacerbates pain – Increased pain during yawning due to pressure changes.

Dr. Arin Nandi

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