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A female asked:

Hiw long does it take for an adult ear infection to improve? just started augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) last night. so much pressure and fullness in ear.

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 37 years experience
Mgt: You should begin to feel better after two days on the medication. If you have any fever or other new symptoms while on the antibiotics, please contact your PCP. It is important to finish the course of antibiotics and Motrin may relieve the pain.
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