A member asked:

Ive been on 2 antibiotics and steriods to fight parotisis i feel still swollen. dizzy off balance and have a headache. my ears are sebsitive and hurt.

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Dr. Donald Colantino answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

It appears that you're being treated for bacterial and/or autoimmune parotitis. Since you're not responding well to treatment, an Otolaryngologist and rheumatologist should be involved in your care. Perhaps a ct scan or mri would be helpful in ruleing out complications like a growth or abscess.

Answered Jan 5, 2019



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