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Can an ear infection cause a red cheek on the same side of the same side of the ear infection?

Can an ear infection cause a red cheek on the same side of the same side of the ear infection?

Cellulitis?: The same infection could be spreading onto the face i.e. cellulitis. If you or whoever has this problem (your child?) is already being treated for it, maybe with an antibiotic, contact the doctor again and follow her advice. If not yet in care, or if any fever, see a doctor immediately -- including ER or urgent care if your regular doctor isn't available. Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. Michael Miller
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Cellulitis (Definition)

A common skin condition caused by bacteria. Common symptoms may include fever, a skin sore that appears suddenly and grows quickly, and redness, pain, and tenderness ...Read more


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What is the cause of ear pressure with allergic rhinitis?

What is the cause of ear pressure with allergic rhinitis?

Eustachian tube: There is a tube that connects the middle ear with the top of the throat, intended to keep middle ear pressure the same as barometric pressure. When allergies cause enough swelling in the nose that this tube closes off, middle ear pressure goes down as the tissues absorb the oxygen from the air, but barometric pressure doesn't. This causes the ear discomfort due to nasal congestion. ...Read more

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Clindamycin for ear infection? Wi it work? And is a swollen gland under the jaw by the ear part of the ear infection

Clindamycin for ear infection? Wi it work? And is a swollen gland under the jaw by the ear part of the ear infection

Yes for some inf: ear infections can be caused by several different organisms.Some of them are treated with clindamycin but that is not a first line antibiotic.It is generally used for resistant/chronic infections. ...Read more

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Can clarithromycin allergy cause swelling of the face?

Can clarithromycin  allergy cause swelling of the face?

Yes: Allergic reactions can include a whole gamut of symptoms such as swelling and rash. Unfortunately there is not a test for Clarithromycin allergy so I would recommend discussing the circumstances with your doctor before considering taking this medication again. ...Read more

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Is the cause of black under eye of allergic rhinitis and itching of the eye ?

Allergic Shiners: These are known as "allergic shiners" and are due to nasal and sinus congestion within the mucosal tissue that causes a back up of the blood flow out of the sinus, leading to the classic black eye. Decreasing nasal congestion is the best way to treat. ...Read more

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Are dalacin & ceftazidime the right treatment of the "pseudomonas infection" in the ear?

Are dalacin & ceftazidime the right treatment of the "pseudomonas infection" in the ear?

Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and ciprodex: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) pills or IV in addition to Cipro (ciprofloxacin)dex ear drops is the preferred treatment in the us. ...Read more

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What is a sinus plate in the context of middle ear infections?

What is a sinus plate in the context of middle ear infections?

Sorry: I am not sure what you mean by a sinus plate. Could you be more specific? I can reassure you that a middle ear infection does not cause sinusitis. It is true however at age 31 that a viral infection in the nose and back of the nose can lead to a simultaneous infection in the paranasal sinuses and the middle ear. But middle ear infections always start in the back of the nose. ...Read more

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Symptoms of ear infection always the same?

Symptoms of ear infection always the same?

No: Ear infections can present with just ear pain, fever, vomiting, tugging on the ears or throat pain or any combination of the above. ...Read more

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Does allergic rhinitis cause fluid in the ears?

Does allergic rhinitis cause fluid in the ears?

Probably: Fluid in the middle ears, indirectly, as inflamed nasal mucus membrane would block the Eustachian tubes openings in the throat through extended inflammation in the area. Fluid in external ears is unlikely to be caused by allergic rhinitis. Nasal saline irrigation and nasal sprays of different kinds, would help reduce nasal inflammation and open up Eustachian tubes to ventilate the middle ears ...Read more

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Is ceftazidime for the treatment of the "pseudomonas infection" in the ear?

Otitis externa: Pseudomonas is a common cause of swimmer's ear or otitis externa and is usally treated topically, however, in diabetics and some immunocompromised people, the organism invades into the temporal bone of the skull and then is treated with systemic antimicrobials such as ceftazidime. ...Read more

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Is the antibiotic allergic reactions (like in your photo) frequently confused with scarlet fever (similar skin reaction) that accompanies the strep?

Is the antibiotic allergic reactions (like in your photo) frequently confused with scarlet fever (similar skin reaction) that accompanies the strep?

Preceding feble illn: The two rashes can overlap. Scalet fever will have a precedomg febrile illness with the rash starting 12-48 hours later, usually on the face and upper trunk with subsequent body involvement. Feels like a rough sunbun, there may be broken blood vessels in the folds of the skin with flushed cheeks and pale areas arround the mouth. The tongue is frequently red and enlarged. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of inner ear infection in baby?

What are the symptoms of inner ear infection in baby?

Ear pain/fever: 1) ear pain(pulling at ears) 2) fever 3) decreased hearing 4) ear drainage 1 and 2 are most common. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of an ear infection?

What are the symptoms of an ear infection?

Similar to teething: The symptoms of an ear infection - otitis media - can be remarkably similar to those of teething, with all or some of these symptoms: irritability; poor sleep; diarrhea; tugging at ear (placing finger in ear, or even hitting ear); low-grade fever. The only way to tell them apart is careful examination of the ears. ...Read more

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Does an ear infection hurt on the outside of the ear?

Does an ear infection hurt on the outside of the ear?

Not typically: Middle ear infections don't typically hurt the outside of the ear, known as the pinna. External ear infections, or otitis externa might hurt the pinna. ...Read more

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What is the name of the condition of an allergic reaction causing itchy skin without rash that worsens with increased temperature? and Treatment?

What is the name of the condition of an allergic reaction causing itchy skin without rash that worsens with increased temperature? and Treatment?

Urticaria?: Urticaria (aka Hives) is an itchy rash that worsens with heat and other factors like stress, alcohol, exercise, etc, however it almost always has a visible rash (red, raised whelps on skin) . Cholinergic urticaria specifically gets worse with heat and stress, but is smaller bumps on skin (again, a rash). not sure what you mean by itchy skin with no rash ...Read more

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Bacterial infection of the middle ear, what to do?

Bacterial infection of the middle ear, what to do?

See your Doc: Middle ear infections are nothing to play with so please see your doc. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of an inner ear infection like?

What are the symptoms of an inner ear infection like?

Pain irritation: Pain, irritation, popping ear, decreased hearing, draining ears, fever, nausea, vomiting, vertigo, dizziness - more common ones. ...Read more