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how to treat ear infection with echinacea

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
27 years experience Pediatrics
No: It has been shown to decrease the length and severity of the common cold if it's taken within the first 24-48 hours of symptom onset. Nothing else ha ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
No Proof: In children there are no studies that echinacea does much of anything-which is disappointing.

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Question: Great question. No study shows that it works so I would not. Eating a good diet hydration would be as helpful. Unfortunately when youre a parent of a ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Antibiotics or no tx: There are different types of ear infections. External ear infections (infection of the skin of the ear canal) are treated with antibiotic drops. Mid ... Read More
Dr. Patrick Melder
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Antibiotics: An "ear infection" could be an outer ear infection (swimmer's ear) or a middle ear infection. Three treatment options 1) do nothing...And suffer - why ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
Yes.: Over half of all ear infections resolve on their own. Different people have different ideas on how bad an infection has to be before you either start ... Read More
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A 1-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes but: Depending on what is causing the ear infection, these medications may or may not work. If the nasal congestion is from allergies, it may be effective ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ciprofloxacin is an: Antibiotic that comes in an oral dose and a topical drops. If you are treating an external ear infection the topical medication is far superior becaus ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Watch & wait: Approach for mild ear infection in children over 2 years old has been approved and works well.
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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
41 years experience Pediatrics
High but: The dosing range for amoxicillin starts at 40 mg/kg/day up to 90 mg/kg/day. Your daughter was prescribed 1600 mg/day. The high end for a child weigh ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
See her pediatrician: Two episodes of ear infection is not regarded excessive for 14-month-old. If she experiences more than 2 ear infections within 6 months or 3 within 1 ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
Be seen: You need oral antibiotics.
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