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Is ceftazidime for the treatment of the "pseudomonas infection" in the ear?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
Otitis externa: Pseudomonas is a common cause of swimmer's ear or otitis externa and is usally treated topically, however, in diabetics and some immunocompromised people, the organism invades into the temporal bone of the skull and then is treated with systemic antimicrobials such as ceftazidime.

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A 33-year-old member asked:

Are dalacin & ceftazidime the right treatment of the "pseudomonas infection" in the ear?

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Dr. Gregory Bussell
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and ciprodex: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) pills or IV in addition to Cipro (ciprofloxacin)dex ear drops is the preferred treatment in the us.

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