The middle ear inflammation can be acute or chronic. It produces a painful condition. This condition can cause a temporary hear loss also. It is known as otitis media. There are several factors which are found responsible for causing the condition such as cold, sore throat, and respiratory illness. The inflammation of middle ear can be caused by viruses or bacteria. The acute condition of this, shows symptoms like ear pain, fever, ear drainage etc. while some people may feel chronic inflammation and persistent swelling. The affected person feels a kind of pressure in the ear. Sometimes the tube is also placed in the middle ear through surgical procedures to provide relief from the ear pressure. This problem is found very common in children than adults.