Ear infections are a common childhood sickness and they can be painful. A lot of children will develop an ear infection at least once by the time they're one years old, according to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Swallowing is a complicated process that involves a number of nerves and muscles. Each day, the average person swallows approximately 600 times. You probably don't even think of the swallowing process until it becomes difficult to do so (dysphagia) ...