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Dr. Mark Loury
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Ear Drop (Definition)

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What to do if my doctor prescribes acetic acid for my ears?

What to do if my doctor prescribes acetic acid for my ears?

Acetic acid otic: Acetic acid otic is a medication that is used to treat infections of the external ear canal. If you have this condition -then this medication may well be a good choice for you. ...Read more

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Been on ciprodex and acetic acid for ear infection and i still have infection. Been to doctor 3 times! any suggestions?

Been on ciprodex and acetic acid for ear infection and i still have infection. Been to doctor 3 times! any suggestions?

Have U seen ENT: By this point i would wonder if the medication is getting into the area it needs to fix the problem. An ENT will have specialized equipment to gently remove debris from an ear canal & potentially insert a wick if needed. ...Read more

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Will acetic acid help with itchy ear canals? How long after using can I put my hearing aids in? Aids go behind ear and in canal.

Will acetic acid help with itchy ear canals? How long after using can I put my hearing aids in?  Aids go behind ear and in canal.

It may: Acetic acid is probably helpful for itchy ear canals but is more appropriately used as a first drug for otitis externa or infection of the ear canal skin. My recommendation for itchy ears, which usually indicates dryness and if you are a Q tip user, please stop forever, is MINERAL OIL. This medication lubricates the skin of the canal and I have had few complaints after patients use it. ...Read more

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Severe ear pain after a week!Went to doctor they syringed my ear and gave me acetic acid.Nothing but pain and the sound of waves. I havent been sick.

Severe ear pain after a week!Went to doctor they syringed my ear and gave me acetic acid.Nothing but pain and the sound of waves. I havent been sick.

Ear Pain: Severe pain and the sounds you are hearing may be related to fluid or infection in your middle ear. There may be bruising to your eardrum. Have your ear rechecked. You may need other medicine. You can help your middle ear to breath but blowing up your cheeks, mouth closed and swallowing. All the best. Hope the pain goes away. ...Read more

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I have been to the ENT now 3 times for my ear infection. I was put on ciprodex for 10 days with no improvement. Then i was put on acetic acid for a?

I have been to the ENT now 3 times for my ear infection.  I was put on ciprodex for 10 days with no  improvement.  Then i was put on acetic acid for a?

Fungal infection: It could be a fungal infection or a resistant bacteria (which is less likely -ciprodex is concentrated enough to take care most bacteria). I would ask your ENT about the those possibilities. ...Read more

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Is antipyrine-benzocaine ear drop used for tmj?

Is antipyrine-benzocaine ear drop used for tmj?

No: Antipyrine (fever reducer) Benzocaine (pait reliever) is for rx of earache. Tmj syndrome is a jaw joint problem, often caused or contributed to by malocclusion. Taking ear medication to treat jaw joint is like wearing a corn plaster for a sprained ankle. See your dentist. Ask if examination by orthodontist is in order. ...Read more

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My right ear is blocked after using oil ear drop! ?

My right ear is blocked after using oil ear drop! ?

Use some warm water: The oil will soften the wax it needs to be gently irrigated away or suctioned out by your ENT doctor. ...Read more

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I have hearing problem in my left ear.My age is 45.I took soliwax ear drop but yet the hearing problem is their.

I have hearing problem in my left ear.My age is 45.I took soliwax ear drop but yet the hearing problem is their.

How long?: Ear wax can certainly be the cause of sudden hearing loss but it could also be from fluid behind the drum or sudden injury to the nerve for hearing. Sudden hearing loss needs immediate attention with referral to ENT if there is fluid behind the drum as in rare cases it may be from tumors at the eustachian opening. Sudden nerve loss is treated with steroids. Unilateral hearing loss must be seen. ...Read more