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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
42 years experience Family Medicine
It depends: There are times when it could be dangerous, like a perforated ear drum for instance. But for a suspected middle ear infection, this form of treatment ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Venkata Vallury
42 years experience Pediatrics
Anti fungal: SFPT of 59 is high can be because you are taking anti fungal medication it is not good to take it on a long term basis however if you do need to make ... Read More
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Dr. Arti Jain answered
24 years experience Pediatrics
No: Ear infections need to be diagnosed by a doctor and based on whether they are external or middle ear infections, need to be treated by an appropriate ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes you can: But the question is why? Best to use saline nasal irrigation with a Neti-pot and possibly a decongestant.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Tramadol: Not at all sure why you would be taking tramadol for an ear infection. A simple decongestant and antiinflammatory like ibuprofen, should suffice for p ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: These have no therapeutic benefit other than giving you something to do. Some of these are viral & self heal in a few days.If it is bacterial it m ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Swati Avashia
22 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
What kind?: Ear oil is unlikely to prevent otitis media (middle ear infections) since the ear canal doesn't communicate with the middle ear. But, it may help wit ... Read More
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Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
15 years experience Family Medicine
Try this: Read this short article: https://www.kaushikmd.com/boost-your-immunity-to-beat-cough-cold-this-season/ If symptoms don't improve in 3 days, tehn take ... Read More
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Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Topical remedy: Tea tree oil should have no effect on the amoxicillin. Watch for any signs of skin irritation, e.g. contact dermatitis.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
9 years experience Family Medicine
Ear infection: Please avoid using olive oil for this. Get the child evaluated to confirm diagnosis. Take care.

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