U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A male asked:

2 docs gave the same 2 drops for ear infection. they know i have perforated eardrum. drops hurt. should i keep using them?if so for how long? should i stop after my ear becomes dry for a full day?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ear: Floxin otic or ciprodex may not cause pain. If not seeing ENT, best to do so. Perforation needs specialist's attention. Keep ear dry otherwise.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Aug 16, 2017

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.