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Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
.: Unaware of any.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Caldwell
16 years experience General Practice
Associated symptoms: There is no direct connection between throat/ear infections and arm/wrist paresthesias (burning feeling). Doubt it is part of the original infection o ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
NO: There are no proven home remedies that cure middle ear infections. Remember studies properly done using comparison groups demonstrate ear infections m ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
49 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: How did you know you have an ear infection? If a doctor had seen you and made the diagnosis, you should follow his/her advice. If you have pain but ha ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanford Archer
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
OTC: Talking about a middle ear infection, the ear connects with the throat through the eustachian tube. If you could open up the tube, the ear infection ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vandana Kumra
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
One week: Studies have shown that simple adult otitis media generally gets better within 5-7 days, even without antibiotic treatment.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Pollard
29 years experience Anesthesiology
See below: 80% of all ear infections are due to viral infections. This usually clear up within a few days to a week. The bacterial infections can take longer wit ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on type: Middle ear infections can be viral and respond to time. They can be bacterial and respond to antibiotics. External otitis can be bacterial, fungal, ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
None for infection : But medication for pain. Try Auralgan (benzocaine and antipyrine) drops and a warm compress along the jaw. Get assessed and access to antibiotics that ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Perhaps: An inner ear infection is extraordinarily rare and is either from meningitis or acute otitis media that has spread, to the inner ear causing deafness ... Read More

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