A 26-year-old female asked:
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i have an ear infection & ruptured eardrum. the doc said it was small. how long will it take for pain to go away? i'm on the 6th day of antibiotics

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Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Ear infection : After two or three days of being on antibiotics you should see an improvement so if still with pain time to call your doctor .
Answered on Jan 5, 2019

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