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A 35-year-old female asked:

Painful, itchy blocked ears for one month and cold symptoms as well.took antibiotics for outer& middle ear two weeks ago. no improvement but no fever. why wont this ear pain go away?!

1 doctor answer7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Doctor can recheck: Medicines such as Tylenol, Motrin, Advil, or Aleve are used to help ear infection pains and inflammation. Usually, ear pain that is not improving, or that persists more than 2-3 days after seeing the doctor and using medication, should be discussed with the doctor again. The doctor generally needs to reexamine the patient's head, neck, ears, nose, and throat to see why recovery is not happening.
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Last updated Oct 16, 2019


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