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what are the side effects of ear infection

A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
Speak to your: doctor. Are you also on an antibiotic? For an acute ear infection, if a doctor prescribes an antibiotic, it is always important to finish it unless yo ... Read More
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Dr. Mary Ann Block
31 years experience General Practice
Side effects occur: Antibiotics given for ear inf. Can kill the good bacteria in the gut creating an environment for bacteria, parasites to grow. Some have life threateni ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Ototoxicity: It can cause ear damage, generally not pain. Review your symptoms with your doctor. All the best.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: You can have the flu vaccination and the side effects include muscle aches and fever.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Medication : Always speak with your pharmacist for any interactions with medication
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
These r not: side effects of Doxycycline. These symptoms are likely related to the virus that caused your ear pain. All should pass in a few days. If not, return t ... Read More
A 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
41 years experience Pediatrics
Amoxicillin Allergy?: Amoxicillin is #1 drug for simple ear infection. For recurrent, more frequent, complicated ear infections, stronger antibiotics are prescribed. Amoxic ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Confusing post: The timeline & lack of named sprays/drops make this post confusing. Both antibiotics mentioned are in common use and rarely have any negative side ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
It does not matter: Sleep on the side that is most comfortable for you.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Treat infection!: If the infection is in the outer ear (so-called "swimmer's ear"), cortisporin (neomycin polymyxin and hydrocortisone) solution, or something similar, ... Read More

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