A 36-year-old member asked:
is ceftazidime for the treatment of the "pseudomonas infection" in the ear?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Larry Lutwick answered
48 years experience Infectious Disease
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.
Answered on May 29, 2012
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