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Are You Experiencing Ear Infection Symptoms in Norwich, CT?

Picture of a young girl holding her ear in pain.Ear infection symptoms can be incredibly unpleasant, making it difficult to get through your daily routine. Luckily, if you’re in Norwich, Connecticut, or a surrounding area, you can rely on PhysicianOne Urgent Care for treatment. After speaking with you about your symptoms and performing a physical examination, we’ll prescribe the course of treatment that’s right for you, possibly including antibiotics, pain medication, or anesthetic ear drops.

What Are the Signs of an Ear Infection?

Symptoms of a middle ear infection—the most common type of ear infection—often include:

  • Ear pain
  • Fluid drainage
  • Difficulty hearing

Notably, if you have a middle ear infection, you might notice that your ear pain gets worse when you lie down.

Ear infection symptoms will often resolve on their own within about a day, but you should consult with a medical provider if:

  • Your symptoms last longer than 24 hours
  • Your ear pain is severe
  • You’ve noticed blood, pus, or another fluid draining from your ear
  • Your child is younger than six months old and experiencing symptoms

Treatment Without an Appointment

When you’re experiencing ear infection symptoms, you want relief as quickly as possible. So, if your primary care provider doesn’t have same-day availability, don’t bother waiting for the next open appointment—instead, turn to PhysicianOne Urgent Care, where we offer ear infection treatment on a walk-in basis.

Our Norwich immediate care center—which you’ll find at 607 West Main Street, in the old Papa Gino’s building—is open every day of the year with extended hours. If you’d like to expedite your visit, you can book an appointment in advance or check in online ahead of time. We even offer a 24/7 telehealth service for our patients’ convenience. Call us today at 860-650-3848 if you have any questions or would like to know more.

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"The overall care I received was excellent! I also appreciate your affiliation with Yale New Haven Hospital."

Derby, CT

"Throughout the visit I felt like the staff really cared. The Doctor took his time talking with me about my symptoms, and I felt like he listened to all my concerns and took that into consideration when recommending the right treatment. Thank you!"

Hamden, CT

"I had to take my son in for an ear infection following a sudden change in temperament at daycare. He was inconsolable the entire car ride but when we got there and by the time we left this care facility he was back to his normal happy go lucky little two year old boy. I highly recommend PhysicianOne Urgent Care."

Westwood, MA

"I wanted to take a moment to thank you for the attention you gave me last week. My son was started on antibiotics and ear drops. Within 24 hours he began to feel better. The poor kid had been going to school in tears because he was afraid of missing any more days, but feeling (and looking) just awful! He's not been able to even think about lacrosse practice, but thanks to starting him on antibiotics, he was thrilled to return to practice today."

Somers, NY