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If debris is present in the ear canal even after using the ear drops, can the infection recur when cessation of medication?

If debris is present in the ear canal even after using the ear drops, can the infection recur when cessation of medication?

Don'tMicroDitchDig: It's possible, but I wouldn't go batty trying to dig it out. If, after a few showers, you think there's still some in there and that bothers you, you really should have someone look at it again with the proper equipment, like, say....a doctor or nurse or PA-and not you, or your car mechanic. Usually, whatever debris is left has been sterilized by the drops but, it could set-up another infection.. ...Read more

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Morning. For a 5 month old baby with an ear infection, is there any OTC medication/ ear drops I can get?

Morning. For a 5 month old baby with an ear infection, is there any OTC medication/ ear drops I can get?

Wouldn't help: There are no drops that help an infants ear infection. Acetaminophen can sometimes help with discomfort. A true infection would require confirmation by exam and possibly antibiotics if bacterial. ...Read more

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Can I leave ear drops in overnight?

Can I leave ear drops in overnight?

Ear drops overnight?: What kind of ear drops are you applying? Doctor prescribed? ...Read more

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Are ear drops supposed to drip out?

YES: Depends on the amount of drops put in the ear. Usually the drops coat the ear canal and the remainder drain out. ...Read more

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Can anti bio ear drops be used after expiration date?

Can anti bio ear drops be used after expiration date?

Ear: Like all drugs not a good idea. If you need drops speak to your parents to speak with your doctor ...Read more

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It's okay to use antibacterial ear drops on a wound right?

It's okay to use antibacterial ear drops on a wound right?

Ear drops: Ear drops are best suited for use in the ear canal. ...Read more

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Should I continue using ear drops until the bottle is empty?

Should I continue using ear drops until the bottle is empty?

Depends on direction: There should be directions printed on the bottle as to how long to use them. For example, use for 10 days, or until bottle gone. If you are unsure, check with your physician who prescribed them. ...Read more

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I used ear drops that may have been expired, since I haven't touched them in a year. Am I in danger?

Probably fine: If the ear drops are not cloudy or clumped and have been stored where it is cool, then you almost certainly have not done any harm. There might be a small lowering of the effectiveness if the drops were antibiotics but probably have enough effectiveness to do what you want. ...Read more

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Why are otex ear drops not suitable if you have tinitus?

Why are otex ear drops not suitable if you have tinitus?

Not: If drum intact ear wax removal, is a good thing!
tinnitus, ringing in an ear may not be related to wax buildup.
If drum perforation then ENT may need to remove wax to avoid middle ear damage. ...Read more

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What do I do with swim-ear drops?

What do I do with swim-ear drops?

Use after swimming: A few drops of swim ear or 70% alcohol can be put in the ears to help any water that is in the ear evaporate faster after swimming. ...Read more

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Ear drops cause pain and pressure why?

Ear drops cause pain and pressure why?

It is possible: See an ENT to have your pain evaluated so that he or she may prescribe you a different ear drops medication. ...Read more

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What to do if I have ear drops are making hearing worse?

What to do if I have ear drops are making hearing worse?

Let your: Treating physician know about this so that it can be further assessed. Take care. ...Read more

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If I'm having problems using ear drops, who must I call?

The # on the bottle: If these are prescribed, call the prescriber who gave them to you. If not, you should see an ENT (ear doctor) to see what's happening with your ear. ...Read more

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What would do if I miss a dose of ear drops? Double up?

What would do if I miss a dose of ear drops? Double up?

Shorten interval: Don't double the dose just shorten the interval between the next couple of doses. If you were supposed to take the drops every eight hours take the drops every four hours for a couple of times. Then go back to your regular dosing schedule. ...Read more

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How safe are ear drops? Are there generally side effects?

How safe are ear drops? Are there generally side effects?

Ear drops: Assuming you are talking about prescription ear drops, yes, they are safe under most circumstances if used as directed. Side effects included topical allergy, burning/pain. Potential fungal infection. The bottle should be discarded after treatment course complete because of contamination and reduced effectiveness. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's normal to feel itchy in the ear after using ear drops?

Please advise if it's normal to feel itchy in the ear after using ear drops?

Yes: Yes, if you are allergic to a component of the ear drops. Or if as a response to the drops, you develop an external otitis, or "swimmers ear". ...Read more

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Could inner ear damage be treated with ear drops depending on the degree of damage?

Could inner ear damage be treated with ear drops depending on the degree of damage?

No: Neither inner ear or middle ear infection (intact ear drum) or diseases can be treated with ear drops. Ear drops (probably antibiotic ear drops) can be used as treatment for bacterial infections of the external ear canal and for drainage from the middle ear through a perforation of the drum. ...Read more

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I just put otobiotic plus ear drops and started paining very badly. Taken combiflam. Please help it is paining very badly.?

I just put otobiotic plus ear drops and started paining very badly. Taken combiflam. Please help it is paining very badly.?

Stop the drops: You should go see a physician so they could get a good look at your ear and treat you. If you have been putting the drops in for a while, then there is a change. If you just started them then you may have to give them time. ...Read more

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Should I let my ear drops leak out?

Better not: Usually better to lie with affected ear up. Let drops soak in for 10-15 minutes. Then put cotton ball in to keep drops in. ...Read more

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Why don't we give ear drops in the eye?

Why don't we give ear drops in the eye?

Because not eye drop: The eye is more easily harmed by many substances than other parts of the body, including the ear.
In the eye, use only medicines recommended for use in the eye. ...Read more

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Hello docs. I was wondering can tobramycin be used as ear drops?

Hello docs. I was wondering can tobramycin be used as ear drops?

Tobramycin eye drops: Can be used to treat problems in your ear canal as long as it is prescribed by your physician. Conversely, you cannot use ear drops in your eyes. ...Read more

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Can medicated ear drops clog your ears?

Can medicated ear drops clog your ears?

Yes: Drops can either make ear wax swell up, mix with infected material to make a plug, form a film that dries on the drum, cause the canal skin to swell in an allergic reaction usually to neomycin, or kill normal bacteria which can promote fungal growth in the canal. Should have ears checked if it continues. ...Read more

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How do you use ear drops? They leak out.

How do you use ear drops? They leak out.

Cotton: A small bit of cotton in the very outer part of the ear can help keep the drops from leaking. Also be judicious about the amount of drops used- don't need to flood the canal in most cases. ...Read more

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How can I tell how many ear drops I put in my ear?

How can I tell how many ear drops I put in my ear?

Feel it: You should be able to feel the drops going in one by one. Do not insert the tip in your ear. ...Read more

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Can you use sofradex ear drops if you have grommets?

Yes: Sofradex can be used safely in patients with grommets. The drops have been used after grommet placement to reduce infection and clogging. Discharge after grommets is common especially after a cold and Sofradex ear drops can be used to control infection rather then oral antibiotics. Good ;uckor swimming ...Read more

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Blood in ear after using ear drops used wax removing drops

Blood in ear after using ear drops used wax removing drops

See ENT specialist: Blood in ear should not be ignored. You need to see an otolaryngologist - ENT specialist - asap to rule out injury or infection. ...Read more