Here's a well known remedy for ear aches and infections:
smash raw garlic cloves about 2 or 3.
add to oil and warm or simmer on very low heat
remove from heat and let sit until lukewarm
put 2-3 drops in the infected ear up to 3-4 x per day
Garlic is a natural antiseptic and will kill bacteria on the spot!!
Soo..before heading to the doctors office for antibiotics, try this it works. This will save you time, money and nasty antibiotics in you or your child's body. Also, did you know that majority of ear infections in children will clear up on their own?