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3 Year Old Ear Ache
3 year old had ear ache last night no fever. Better today. Heavy eye mucus. Should i take her to doctor?
My 3 year old has a bad ear ache, probably an ear infection. It's late in the evening. What can I give him besides ibuprofen?
Acetaminophen: First make sure you're giving him the proper dose of ibuprofen (check the bottle). The dose should be weight based. You can also give acetaminophen (Tylenol) every 4 hrs. It does not interact with ibuprofen so you can give it right away and alternate with the ibuprofen which you can give every 6 hrs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 3 year old was given Amoxicillin 400 mg for an ear ache, I have a 7 month old that just started developing an ear ache. Can I give him some?
Persistent cold and fever for 3yr old female child. Cold more than 2 months and fever more than 15 days with ear ache?
Pain relief: At 5 a kid can benefit from Ibuprofen in proper doses every 6-8 hours. Letting them snuggle with a heating pad at low heat can sometimes diffuse the pain .Persistence in discomfort after 3 days is worth an evaluation for purulent otitis which requires abx for proper healing. Untreated otitis may self heal or go on to chronic mastoid disease ; hearing loss. ...Read more
My 37 year old is screaming with ear ache has been to two doctors today. Only gave her ear drops. What shall i do?
Different/more meds.: I am not sure why he is having so much pain--inner ear infection usually not intensely painful. Swimmer's ear can be quite painful. I am not sure what drops he got, but must find out what is causing his his pain. There is "novacaine drops" which can help with pain fast. Tmj can also cause pain, so is shingle. Add motrin/tylenol which may help, and re-consult doc as soon as you need to. Good luck. ...Read more
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