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A 33-year-old female asked:

can i take claritin or benadryl (diphenhydramine) if i have ear tubes?

5 doctor answers14 doctors weighed in
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Yes: There is no contraindication.
Dr. Nick Debnath
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 20 years experience
Yes: Yes there is no contraindication to antihistamines with ear tubes
Dr. Lori Semel
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Yes: Having myringotomy tubes does not prevent you from taking benadryl (diphenhydramine) or claritin.
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Yes: you can!
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: You can take either one.

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