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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Comfort measures: Some viral ear infections self heal in 2-4 day. Bacterial infections tend to persist and may lead to real complications. If not better after 3-4 days ... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Sinucon & betaclav: Sinucon is a combo medicine that contains an antihistaminic and a decongestant, the latter can make you tense, you can ask your doctor for a replaceme ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Sure: CORICIDIN HBP OR STEROID NASAL SPRAYS- FLONASE , NASACORT AQ, RHINOCORT.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Olds
31 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Bacterial and viral : Ear infections are more common in children due to their anatomy and predisposition for upper respiratory infections. When the eustachian tube fails t ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: These structures are not set up to permit such a treatment. The only point where the middle ear has an opening is buried in the back of your throat.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Otitis media: If acute, antibiotics and pain meds, if unrelieved needs myringotomy to let out pus. If chronic, you may need tubes, if mastoid infection is present ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Etiology: Almost all middle ear infections result from a viral infection in the back of the nose. This, in turn causes swelling of the tube that connects the b ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Variable: The middle ear is the space behind the ear drum. Symptoms could include pain, pressure, hearing loss, drainage, dizziness, ringing noise. If suspected ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Infection: An ear infection is when bacteria or viral bugs get into the spaces of your ear causing swelling and infection. This can affect hearing or cause pain.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: You can try controlling the pain for 3 days. Most ear infections will resolve on their own in that time frame. After 3 days, if you still have symptom ... Read More
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