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A 32-year-old female asked about a male:

dr told me my 6 month baby has fluid in his ear and not to get water in while bathing him how can i dry this up as dr did not explain to me very well?

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Dr. PHILLIP KIM
General Practice 15 years experience
Misinformed?: A 6 month old with fluid in the ear sounds like an inner ear infection or otitis media as this is more common. These are treated with a course of antibiotics. If however the ear drums rupture causing fluid into the outer canal then avoiding water into the ear is encouraged. So seek clarification.

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Last updated Jun 11, 2015

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