Quick Answer: How Long Do Inner Ear Infection Symptoms Last?

How many days does an ear infection last?

Most ear infections clear up within 3 days, although sometimes symptoms can last up to a week..

What are the symptoms of an inner ear infection?

Symptoms of an inner ear infection include:Dizziness.Earache.Ear pain.Issues with balance.Trouble hearing.Ringing in the ear.Spinning sensation.

Do inner ear infections go away on their own?

Many infections will go away on their own and the only treatment necessary is medication for pain. Up to 80% of ear infections may go away without antibiotics.

How long does it take for an ear infection to heal with antibiotics?

Once on antibiotics, your child will get better in 2 or 3 days. Make sure you give your child the antibiotic as directed. The fever should be gone by 2 days (48 hours). The ear pain should be better by 2 days.

Why is my ear infection not going away?

If the eustachian tube becomes blocked, fluid can build up. When this happens, infection can occur. A chronic ear infection develops when fluid or an infection behind the eardrum does not go away.

What happens if your ear infection won’t go away with antibiotics?

Outlook. Proper treatment for your ear infection should eliminate any complications. If you let an ear infection go too long without treatment, you risk permanent hearing loss and possibly having the infection spread to other parts of your head.