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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Otitis: The medication may be interacting with cerumen in the ear canal causing these symptoms. Antibiotic ear drops are usually prescribed for otitis externa ... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Rinse first: Use saline or tap water to rinse the eye. If you develop pain, swelling, or blurred vision, then get it checked.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Worrisome: You may be having a reaction to the medications in the drop. I would stop the drops until you clarify what is going on.
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A 10-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Scratch: The inner ear has soft skin just like the inside of our nose. It's possible the skin was scratched some during the removal or the bead had sat long en ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes you can: Unfortunately sometimes the same preparation for ears isn't available, so eye drops can be as good for the external ears, but not the opposite, wish y ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: He may have a sore throat, which may cause referred ear pain.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe: There are two types of ear infections, middle ear and outer ear infections. Cortisporin (neomycin polymyxin and hydrocortisone) is good for outer ear ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Get rechecked asap: If you are diabetic, go to er for recheck, otherwise, urgent follow up visit with your dr or an urgent care or an ENT to be sure is not an infection o ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Unless you have otitis externa (swimmer's ear) drops will not help earaches.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not likely: Antibiotics do not kill the fungus although the Hydrocortisone may calm the inflammation. You will need something with Acetic Acid or an antifungal a ... Read More

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