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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
35 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Ear Infections Worse: Typically they do get less frequent as you get older. If they are becoming more common, then you may have something else, like ear canal (not middle e ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Mcgranahan
23 years experience Pediatrics
Many causes!: Ear infections can be caused by viral colds or spread from infections in the eyes or sinuses. Also associated with second-hand smoke exposure. Som ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Ear infections: You may also be getting frequent colds or sinus infections that may precipitating ear infections. You may need antibiotics or if you have serous otiti ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Allergy/Smoking/inf: Frequent ear infections can be due to enlarged adenoids, swollen/blocked eustacian tubes often caused by allergy and smoking., and repeated exposure t ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Giddings
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not really: Ear infections are caused by bacteria. However, some families probably have a tendency to have eustacian tube dysfunction, which makes fluid in the ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Multiple: Just to name a few: attending daycare, exposure to tobacco smoke, cleft palate, positive family history, ciliary dysfunction, immunodeficiency.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Frequent ear: Frequent ear infections are 3 or more episodes of ear infection in a year.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Understood.: Please resubmit with a specific, clear question.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Exam: please close your computer and make an appointment for a medical exam.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
Tube in ear: Usually done in younger patients but maybe ENT would recommend a very small tube in your ear drum to equalize pressure. Make sure diabetes is not a c ... Read More
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