A member asked:

What if ear drainage doesn't stop with 2 to 3 days for a ruptured ear drum while on amoxicillin. should i be concerned? or just let it take its time.

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Dr. David Astrachan answered

Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

You need ear drops: An ear perforation with drainage needs to be treated with ear drops. Amoxicillin by itself probably won't do it. Contact your doctor for a prescription. I like ciprodex, however, this can be very expensive. A combination of generic Ciprofloxacin eye drops and Dexamethasone eye drops can also work well.

Answered 7/5/2020

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