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Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
24 years experience Family Medicine
If...: If you are having an ear infection Z-pack could also help as long as this is related to a bacterial infection. If viral or related to something else i ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Ear infection: You need to have your ear checked by your doctor, the fluid may remain impairing your hearing without a residual infection. If need be other antibioti ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Decongestant: You do not say if you were seeing a doctor. It would always be helpful to be examined by a professional. You might try a decongestant to open up the ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Be patient: The fluid & mucus that are always present in middle ear infections can take a few weeks to clear & allow hearing to return to baseline. If yo ... Read More
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Dr. Ted Saha answered
43 years experience Palliative Care
Sinustis.: Zithromax is not a good medicine for sinus infection. Bugs causing this type of infections are resistant to this medicine. This medicine may cause ar ... Read More
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Dr. Franklyn Gergits
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) ; Z-Pak: Hello, it is safe to take the Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) after a z-pak and a better choice for your sinusitis.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
25 years experience Infectious Disease
Otitis media: Infections can be caused by viruses and bacteria. Given your poor response to the antibiotics several things could have occurred. You may well have ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Get seen today!: Dizziness is not always due to ear infections. It may be due to other serious neurologic problems. So if your dizziness has not gone away, call your ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
30 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Ear and sinus infect: Z pak is a good choice to treat both --- sinuses and ear. However, sometimes we deal with resistant bacteria, in that case, you need some different an ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Consider myringotomy: You may no longer have an ear infection, but rather retained fluid in the middle ear. This can resolve with time or be treated with an incision of the ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Possible tubes: Consult an ENT specialist. He may want to put tubes in your ears to ventilate them.
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A male asked:
Dr. Michael Wolfe
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sometimes : Sometimes the inflammation from an ear infection can last well beyond the actual infection. You can still have pain, fullness, popping, poor hearing. ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
26 years experience Pediatrics
Ibuprofen: Try a 800 mg dose of ibuprofen, this is 4 of the 200 mg pills. Take it with a little food, say yogurt. Your ear will feel better within an hour. I h ... Read More
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