A 22-year-old male asked:
Doc says i have an ear infection and gave me 10 days of amoxicillin 3 times a day. 7th day in and nothing. antibiotic resistance?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Hunter Handsfieldanswered
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
Non-infectious?: See reply to your other question. Maybe antibiotic resistance, or maybe viral or allergic and no antibiotic will help. Discuss w/ the doctor who prescribed treatment.
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Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
? Viral: ear infection, or other problems with your middle ear(s). / external ear(s). Kindly revisit your doctor or get a second opnion, meanwhile, use saline nasal washes, that would help open up the Eustachian tubes and help the middle ears if they are the problem
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Last updated Jul 13, 2017
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