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what kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for ear swelling?

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Dr. Kevin Considine
29 years experience Family Medicine
Depends : It would depend on the reason for swelling whether due to trauma or infection. Perhaps ear drops if "swimmer's ear" but if really swollen may need oral cortisone and/or antibiotics. Be especially cautious if one has diabetes. Also could be a fungal infection as well.
Answered on Sep 25, 2017

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