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Antibiotic for ear infection

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Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Antibiotics: Often, prior to a rectal operation, you will have to do a bowel prep, which includes antibiotics, but these are usually not the same antibiotics that ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Pollard
29 years experience Anesthesiology
Talk to MD: If you have been on the antibiotics for a while it should not be an issue. If the ear infection is severe or causing fevers you may need to talk to yo ... Read More

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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
41 years experience Pediatrics
Skin infection: Omnicef (cefdinir) is one of the prescrition medicine physician writes for recurrent middle ear infections. You have skin or soft tissue infection f ... Read More
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Dr. Wai Lau
Dr. Wai Lau answered
30 years experience Pediatrics
Need ENT follow up: Pain behind the jaw can be many causes but one thing most worrisome is mastoiditis which can occur as complication from ear infection. However it is r ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Furst
34 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Knee infection also?: An antiobiotic goes to all parts of your body, including your ears and you knees, and everywhere else. If you have been having symptoms of knee pain ... Read More
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A 3-year-old male asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
23 years experience Family Medicine
Possible : Take your child to his doctor for an examination.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Well: Antibiotics are used to treat bacterial infections - not viral infections. Maybe, you were being treated for a possible bacterial infection? The medi ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Choate
43 years experience Pediatrics
Treat infection: When skin or soft tissue is infected, it should be treated with the most effective agent available.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Diarrhea: Diarrhea can have many causes. If you have recently been on antibiotics, this may have contributed. Have a stool sample checked and while you are wait ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
As long as the pain: is lessening, this is normal. Some of the discomfort people feel with an ear infection is from the fluid that is behind the ear drum and it can take s ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Otitis: Go and see an ENT specialist. You need to be re-examined. Good luck.
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