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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arti Jain
Dr. Arti Jain answered
25 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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No no no: Unless you are trying to make a salad in your ear keep oil out of your ear. Speaking of salads in your ear there is a role for white vinegar at times. ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
Wait a Minute: There is research that demonstrates effectiveness of warm oil in the ear , if there are no tubes or perforations, as a pain reliever for middle ear in ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Swati Avashia
23 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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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 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 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
43 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 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
A male asked:
Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
16 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
A member asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
30 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 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
10 years experience Family Medicine
Ear infection: Please avoid using olive oil for this. Get the child evaluated to confirm diagnosis. Take care.
A 2-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Have him seen: If you suspect an ear infection he will need to have it evaluated to confirm/exclude the diagnosis & define proper treatment.

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