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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Airplanes & ears: Flying with a middle ear infection is safe, but may be uncomfortable with changes in pressure. When the middle ear space fills with fluid the pressur ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
When enlarged: tonsils/adenoids are the reasons for recurrent throat/ear infections they may shrink at adolescence and ear infections diminish in frequency...hope th ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Sinus infection?: If the nasal discharge becomes more yellowish as late as the 9th day of a cold, one needs to suspect the presence of sinusitis. In most cases, the am ... Read More
Dr. Nicholas Nomicos
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Continue antibiotic: Sounds like more than a typical cold - possible sinusitis or other bacterial infection with the ear infection. For now I would continue the antibioti ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wayne Warrington
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Possibly: You could experience a significant amount of pain with this. Sudafed will help. I have never seen anyone who ruptured an eardrum from this so you may ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
20 years experience Family Medicine
See a doctor : These can turn to glue ear or ruptured ear drums or other things. See a doctor.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mia Van wyk
Specializes in Travel Medicine
Decongestant: See a medical doctor today, so that you can start with an anti-biotic if it is a bacterial infection. Also decongestants, like Iliadin nasal spray whe ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Could be a problem: Really need to see an ENT to help understand this issue.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Monitor: Well over half of ear infections are caused by viruses, and antibiotics would not be helpful. Even in young kids now, the recommendations are to try a ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Rickert
17 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ear pain, discharge: Ear infections can be outer ear infections (in the ear canal) or middle ear (behind the ear drum). Outer ear infections present with ear pain (inner/o ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
18 years experience Emergency Medicine
Pain/fever/hearing: 1) ear pain 2) fever 3) hearing loss/fullness feeling 4) drainage.
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