A 58-year-old female asked:
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husband 54 yr old diabetic has been on high dose 875 mg amoxicillin for 10 days for ear infection and hearing loss in that ear . prescription has not worked?

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Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
See ENT: Your husband should see an ENT dr. For a continuing work up of his persistent ear infection with resultant hearing loss. Good luck.
Answered on Mar 11, 2016
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