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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on situation: The ear can have infection within the nerve, middle ear or canal.Each ore treated differently.For middle ear infections, Amoxicillin is one of several ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marina Armendariz
25 years experience Pediatrics
See your doctor: Give tyelenol for ear pain. Schedule an appointment with your doctor. You'll save time and money. Starting an antibiotic sooner doesn't necessarily re ... Read More
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Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
21 years experience Gastroenterology
$: The antibiotic is cheap. The er is not.
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
~ 10X that of clinic: If you go to an ER for routine stuff you will be triaged to the low priority section, wait longer & end up with a big bill. If you go to a drop in ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Try insurer website: Years ago, listings used to be available only in printed form. By the turn of the century, lists had become available online everywhere. Now, some lis ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Wrong place to ask: This is the HT public information site where docs, primarily in the USA answer health questions. You are welcome to post general health questions as n ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
High but: The dosing range for amoxicillin starts at 40 mg/kg/day up to 90 mg/kg/day. Your daughter was prescribed 1600 mg/day. The high end for a child weigh ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
30 years experience Pediatrics
Somewhat: Usually both aren't prescribed at the same time, but your physician may have a good reason for doing it that I'm not aware of.
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A 2-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Confusing question: Doing a second round of an antibiotic that did not work the first time is odd. There are several alternatives, the best would be based on allergy prof ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor: Pseudoephedrine is a decongestant and will not treat infection if that is the issue. The pain may be due to pressure built up in the middle ear and P ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Wrong site: This is the public Healthtap site. We do not have access to anything you upload or send in.We do not diagnose or treat anyone for anything. If you are ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Ear infection: See a Health Tap Prime or Health Tap Concierge doctor. He/she may be able to help you. Peace and good health to you and your daughter and peaceful v ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
See below.: It depends what the swelling of the lymph node is from. If it is from a bacterial infection of the lymph node or another area close to the lymph node, ... Read More
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