A 54-year-old member asked:
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Are floxin (ofloxacin) ear drops good for ear infections?

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Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
For right problem : Only for infections of the external ear canal skin. Not for middle ear infections and not for pain related to referred otalgia (ear pain caused by something other than the ear).
Answered on Aug 10, 2014

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