A 30-year-old female asked:
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what is the difference between ofloxacin and neomycin eardrops? my son is 4w tubes in 1ear&hole in the other from a tube.

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Dr. Joanne Peck
45 years experience Pediatrics
Both are antibiotics: Ofloxacin is often used with tubes because the tubes can drain germ-laden stuff and it treats the infection. Neomycin does also, but can cause allergic contact reactions in some children (itching, redness, burning) so it is not preferred.
Answered on Jun 30, 2014

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