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Thank you for your question.
The most common cause of ear pain in children is due to blockage of the eustachian tubes (these are tubes that connect the ears to the throat).
Blockage can happen due to a number of reasons and is particularly common in kids who are prone to allergies or who are sensitive to cold or who have sensitive airways.
Decongestants like sudafed (which is over-the-counter) can help open up these tubes and relieve the pain, which is what I would recommend.
If she develops fever or ear discharge then she would definitely need to be seen as she may then require a course of an antibiotic.
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