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colloidal silver and ear infections

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rothman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly: Both of these agents have antimicrobial activity. They may cause irritation if the dose is too concentrated. I would only recommend them for an extern ... Read More
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
Probably not.: Peroxide is very likely to cause clumping of the colloidal silver particles.
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A male asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Ear infection: hopefully you are breast feeding if not a bottle is fine as I never heard of using a spoon because of an ear infection
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Dr. Michael Wolfe
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Occasionally : Occasionally titanium tubes are used. The type of tube that is used is usually the preference of the surgeon. Most tubes will stay 3-12 months, and ... Read More
Dr. Zoey Goore
24 years experience Pediatrics
Color of ear tubes: The silver or titanium ones were much more common years ago, now more often they are plastic. It used to be that the surgeons thought the metal would ... Read More
Dr. Dale Tylor
19 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Many types of tubes: The titanium ones are one of many options for tubes. As your son had the tubes placed as a baby, his ear canals may have been too narrow to get the ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 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
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Dr. Patricia Vuguin
33 years experience Pediatrics
Infection: The baby can have an external ear infection, call your doctor and discuss possible treatment.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Ear infections: Swimmers ear involves inflammation/infection of the ear canal and is treated with ear drops containing an antibiotic, antifungal agent and a corticost ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Catanzaro
33 years experience Infectious Disease
Tongue pain: It should not hurt. See your doctor or dentist
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Dr. Russell Faust
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not necessarily: 2 conditions can result in "fluid" draining from a baby's ear(s): the first is an infection in the ear canal ("otitis externa"); the second is an infe ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely : Unless really extensive and causing more symptoms such as pain and swelling, best wishes
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Tinnitus : It sounds as if it should go away but it might take some time. good Luck
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