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methylprednisolone for ear infection

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Possible: If the vertigo is the result of inner ear inflammation, virus is the most likely cause. Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pak is only a 6 day dose and ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
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56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: It takes a much higher dose of cortisone for a much longer duration to impact the immune system clinically although steroid has been found to cause in ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Well...: Make an effort and see a Dr. Today. If you have a serious sinus, ear infection flying will be extremely uncomfortable...
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
I think dose is: Proper, if a doctor prescribed it to you knowing your weight.
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on variables: At higher doses steroids can interfere with immune response.At lower doses it acts primarily as an anti-inflammatory agent.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mason Gomberg
38 years experience Pediatrics
Chronic cough: A chronic cough needs to be seen by your internist or pulmonary docotr and/or ent, a cxr, asthma testing , blood test, test for whooping cough and fun ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Maybe: Not all smelly diarrhea after antibiotics is C-diff. Generally it's self-limited. Do get with your physician if this is obviously serious illness.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
OM symptoms: can be variable. Some symptoms include fullness, hearing loss, pain, ear drainage, dizziness, and fever. Treatment of ear infections is individualiz ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
22 years experience Pediatrics
Not necessarily: I'd recommend getting it looked at if it hurts. An ear infection could be crackly, cut crackly doesn't mean ear infection.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Varied: Outer ear: 1) pain - moving the ear causes pain 2) drainage 3) usually decreased hearing; middle ear: 1) pain 2) fever 3) usually no draiange unless p ... Read More
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