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A 20-year-old female asked:

what may be causing my recurrent middle ear infection. had 11 in the last year. been on antibiotics and had out drained but it still keeps coming back?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
See an ENT doctor: You may have some form of obstruction to the eustacian tube which leads from middle ear to back of throat, may have a chronic focus of infection which has not been eradicated and recurs regularly, or other issues may be present. You need to be thoroughly and thoughtfully examined and diagnosed. Good luck.

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Last updated Jan 22, 2014

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