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A 48-year-old member asked:

Best way to treat a middle ear infection?

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Hospital-based practice 47 years experience
Otitis media: If acute, antibiotics and pain meds, if unrelieved needs myringotomy to let out pus. If chronic, you may need tubes, if mastoid infection is present may need mastoidectomy.

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What are the best ways to cure the middle ear infection?

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Dr. Cindy Williams
Pediatrics 40 years experience
Otitis media: Although ear infections can be viral and resolve on their own; they may also be bacterial and need antibiotics. If it's been present for more than 2 days, see your physician.

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