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symptoms of staph infection in ear

A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Bryan
31 years experience Dermatology
Staph: If it is just a superficial staph infection--impetigo--then it is not usually dangerous and can be treated with topical antiobiotic like mupirocin. I ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. James Seward
21 years experience Dermatology
This : This is really difficult to answer without clinically seeing the areas. I would recommend a trip to the dermatologist who can perform both a bacteria ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Staph infection: Yes your infection requires medical attention and yes masturbation can spread the infection.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
18 years experience Dermatology
Shrinking bumps: As you complete your treatment course the lesions should decrease in size, and you should feel better (no fevers, chills, etc).
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Rickert
16 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ear pain, discharge: Ear infections can be outer ear infections (in the ear canal) or middle ear (behind the ear drum). Outer ear infections present with ear pain (inner/o ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Breiner
33 years experience Podiatry
Pain/drainage: I think the most consistent symptom of an ear infection is pain. Depending which part of the ear is infected it can also affect your balance. Drai ... Read More
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A 37-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
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
17 years experience Emergency Medicine
Ear pain/fever: 1) ear pain(pulling at ears) 2) fever 3) decreased hearing 4) ear drainage 1 and 2 are most common.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devin Namaky
13 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pain: Usually this presents with pain +/- fever. However, some bacterial infections in the tubes can go without symptoms, such as chlamydia and tuberculosis ... Read More
A 56-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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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 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
Several symptoms. : The most common symptoms of a bladder infection are pain with urination, low abdominal and pain, frequent urination with occasional sensations of urge ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience Pediatrics
What symptoms?: Please rephrase your question, thank you
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sinusitis, otitis: Symptoms of bacterial sinusitis include more than a week of nasal drainage, postnasal drip, which is thick and discolored. Associated symptoms include ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Ear infection: Depends on what part of the ear is infected. Usually fullness and pressure type pain. At times pulsating. The tympanic membrane is dull or irritated a ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis Campbell
11 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Swelling/Tenderness: Tenderness or swelling on the neck or under the jawline. If you start to have difficulty breathing, please seek treatment immediately.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronda Alexander
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Pain, itch: Ear fungus is often the result of an over-wet ear canal. It can come after being treated for other types of ear problems and needs to be diagnosed an ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Talking to Doctors: Fever, pain and blood in the urine. But, in medicine it is always better to not prejudge the diagnosis but to share the exact specific symptoms one ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ibrahim ElGendy
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Chronic fungal infection in ear can cause partial hear loss or complete hearing loss,headache,liquid drainage from ear and dizziness.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
A sore throat: A constant sore throat and possibly low grade fevers.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
35 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hearing lost: The most common symptoms of adult middle ear infection is hearing lost in the affected ear.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Some common ones...: Typical symptoms: sore throat, fever of greater than 38 °c (100 °f), tonsillar exudates (pus on the tonsils), and large cervical lymph nodes. Other ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
Staph aureus: is an unusual throat pathogen. How do you know that is the definite cause and not a viral pharyngitis And by the way fever is not always associated.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Boil,red skin: Most staphylococcus aureus infections are in the skin and subcutaneous tissue. The skin is red, hot, swollen and tender. There could be drainage of ... Read More
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