A 31-year-old member asked:
what can i do about an ear infection?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Harold Kim answered
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends on the type: If you have an ear infection of your ear canal like a swimmer's ear, you need the debris removed and receive antibiotic ear drops. If the infection is behind your ear drum, you need oral antibiotics. If you have chronic ear infections that persist despite antibiotics, you need surgery. The process of treatment begins with your otolaryngologist.
Answered on Dec 27, 2014
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