A 28-year-old female asked:
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my one year old got checked out for ear infection . she's been on antibiotic for 5 days . still crying a lot . what should i do now?

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Dr. Shontae Buffington
16 years experience Pediatrics
Return to doctor: Most ear infections improve with antibiotics within 2-4 days. There may be a secondary infection. Have her re-evaluated as soon as possible.
Answered on May 17, 2016
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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Check back her Dr: Fever and ear pain usually subside within 48-72 hours from initiation of antibiotics treatment. Have her rechecked.
Answered on Apr 3, 2013

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