A 19-year-old female asked:
middle ear infection been sick for days all i hear is buzzin blood and fluids comin out doc gave me pills im really dizzy no more pain is this serious?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Gerald Mandell answered
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Time: Acute otitis media is most often a bacterial or viral infection that affects the middle ear, ear infections frequently painful because of inflammation/buildup of fluids in the middle ear.Ear infection usually responds to antibiotics with reduction of pain but follow-up medical care recommended for resolution and avoiding complications such hearing deficit, meningitis, etc..Dizziness can occur.
Answered on Apr 22, 2013
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