In-depth

Causes

Ear infection (middle ear)

Ear infections are common in children. These bacterial or viral infections of the middle ear can cause mild to severe ear pain.

Symptoms

Headache

Most headaches aren't caused by a serious illness, but some could be a sign of a life-threatening condition.

Tests and diagnosis

CT scan

MRI

MRI uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed images of the organs and tissues within your body.

Needle biopsy

Positron emission tomography scan

X-ray

Treatments and drugs

Brachytherapy

Chemotherapy

Radiation therapy

Aug. 27, 2015