Ear infections can be on the inside of your ear drum or outside of your ear drum.
This can be caused by a virus, bacteria and even, sometimes a fungus. Ear infections can cause ear pain, fevers, runny nose, stuffy nose and other symptoms. Bacterial ear infections of the inner ear must be treated with an antibiotic while outer ear infections are treated with medicated drops. If left untreated these infections can cause serious complications. Ear infections are common infections.