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does omnicef help with frequent ear infections

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: It is a reasonable treatment choice.
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Interesting question: Some individual patients will have trouble with any medication choice. This can be due to allergic or tolerance issues. I find Omnicef (cefdinir) prod ... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Drug overdose: Yes, one can overdose on Omnicef (cefdinir) or any other medication. Adverse reactions depend on the medication taken. Overdosing on oral antibiotics ... Read More
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Dose usually 300 mg twice a day for 10 days. Common side effect is diarrhea. You can overdose on any meds but this one's main risk is digestive upset ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Frequent ear: Frequent ear infections are 3 or more episodes of ear infection in a year.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
35 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Ear Infections Worse: Typically they do get less frequent as you get older. If they are becoming more common, then you may have something else, like ear canal (not middle e ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Understood.: Please resubmit with a specific, clear question.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Exam: please close your computer and make an appointment for a medical exam.
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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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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Mcgranahan
23 years experience Pediatrics
Many causes!: Ear infections can be caused by viral colds or spread from infections in the eyes or sinuses. Also associated with second-hand smoke exposure. Som ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Ear infections: You may also be getting frequent colds or sinus infections that may precipitating ear infections. You may need antibiotics or if you have serous otiti ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Allergy/Smoking/inf: Frequent ear infections can be due to enlarged adenoids, swollen/blocked eustacian tubes often caused by allergy and smoking., and repeated exposure t ... Read More

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