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ear canal infection in children

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: This type of ear infection is treated with prescription antibiotic ear drops. The otc swimmer's ear drops can help prevent swimmer's ear, but they are ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Call doctor: Call your physician to get an appointment to get your ear looked at, then appropriate medication can be prescribed.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Zeiger
28 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly : it depends on what the "debris" is. If you mean you still have drainage or material other than normal wax, then yes the infection is either persistent ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
15 years experience Family Medicine
Unlikely: No, it's unlikely that this drug will cause hearing loss. If you had a hole in the ear drum then the solution (not the suspension) could cause some is ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Eustachian Tube: A clogged ear with no infection or fluid in the ear is usually the result of a poorly functioning eustachian tube. This is the connection from the mid ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
48 years experience Family Medicine
Let a doc look: The external ear canal shouldn't swell with a sinus infection. The little eustachian tube could get plugged with mucous, but you couldn't tell by look ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
You may need: to consistently clean the ear phones (if they are like buds).
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Allow drainage: To encourage spontaneous drainage of an abscess, warm moist compresses can by applied with gentle pressure. Squeezing or pressing on the site should ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Possible Herpes: See your ENT specialist to rule out herpes and to get started on the proper medication if that is the diagnosis.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Tincture of time: And try not to submit to scratching the itch too much. This is likely self limited. Ask your doctor if there is some type of moisturizing or anti-it ... Read More

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