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can azithromycin treat ear infection

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
Often ear infections: are viral or have accompanying viruses, which may be the cause of the fever. I would recommend you have a recheck at your doctor if the fever still pe ... Read More

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Azithromycin: Zithromax is not the first-line drug to treat ear infections but is an acceptable substitute in certain situations (suspected mycoplasma infection or ... Read More
Dr. Melissa Gowans
21 years experience Pediatrics
Azithromycin: In most cases a Z-pak will cure ear infections (I believe the cure rate is around 92%). Follow-up with your prescribing physician at the end of treat ... Read More
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
You'll be fine: Taking 1 gram (1000 mg) azithromycin in a single dose is the normal treatment for chlamydia and the STD nongonococcal urethritis (NGU). It might work ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: It may be an allergic reaction, but a drug reaction tends to be more diffuse. If it persists or is associated with respiratory symptoms, please seek i ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
You betcha!: Your sinuses, pharynx (throat), nose and middle ears are all interconnected. It's a complex maze of tubes and passages that easily pass infection from ... Read More
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A 1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Stool color: It is unlikely there is a problem. If the stool appears black with a bad odor, it may represent blood. If she is other well and not in pain she is lik ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
YES: You can always avoid a symptomatic medication when you know you cannot tolerate it.You may be able to help your pain by holding moist heat to the side ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Recheck/test: Otitis media can take around one month to heal . There may be a fluid accumulation interfering with your hearing, even if the bacterial infection is t ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Takes time: The discomfort of an ear infection comes from the stretch on the eardrum caused by the pressure of germs + fluid. Relief can take many days. I find Az ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Spilman
32 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Raises Concern: Most bacterial ear infections have pain, hearing loss and ear pressure as symptoms, dizziness is much less common. If after completing the antibiotics ... Read More
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