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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Bullous Myringitis

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How long does bullous myringitis last?

How long does bullous myringitis last?

Same as: Ordinary middle ear infection. With proper antibiotic treatment, resolution is expected within 10 days. ...Read more

Myringitis Bullosa (Definition)

It is a painful middle ear infection and there are blisters on the eardrum. It responds to ...Read more


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What to do about ear infection (bullous myringitis); when will I get my hearing back?

What to do about ear infection (bullous myringitis); when will I get my hearing back?

See a doctor. Maybe.: Bullous myringitis is usually treated with antibiotics prescribed by your physician. About your hearing, if this is occurring after many ear infections you might have some hearing loss. If this is an isolated incident, give it a week to clear up the infection and start healing, as fluid clears out of the infection, you will be able to hear better. ...Read more

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I have ear infection (bullous myringitis); when will i get my hearing back, what to do for treatment?

I have ear infection (bullous myringitis); when will i get my hearing back, what to do for treatment?

Ear infections: In general, I would normally tell a patient to see there doctor to treat ear infections if there is pain and hearing will eventually return if treated. ...Read more

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Does myringitis bullosa usually cause many symptoms?

Does myringitis bullosa usually cause many symptoms?

Not too many: The major symptoms are ear pain and hearing loss. The inflammation of the ear causes pain and changes the way that the eardrum vibrates which in turn causes hearing difficulty. ...Read more

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Do people with myringitis bullosa have a lot of pain?

Bullous myringitis: Myringitis bullosa is an ear infection where the causative germ actually induces a blister on the surface of the ear drum. Usually, but not always, this causes a severe earache. It is treatable with common antibiotics. ...Read more

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How can I treat myringitis bullosa?

How can I treat myringitis bullosa?

Antibiotics maybe: Bullous myringitis was formerly thought to be mainly due to mycoplasma, and so antibiotics such as erythromycins were commonly used. But recent studies imply that the same organisms which cause routine otitis media cause the bullous form as well. Viruses can also cause it. If supportive care alone does not allow it to resolve, antibiotics may be curative. ...Read more

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Are the symptoms of myringitis bullosa bad?

Myringitis bullosa: Myringitis bullosa is a variation on the common earache/infection (otitis media) in which the germ elicits an inflammatory reaction on the outer surface of the ear drum which causes a large blister. Symptoms are similar to that of an ordinary ear infection, although in some cases the pain is more severe. There are no long term serious complications of this infection. Antibiotics should be taken. ...Read more

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How fast can I make my myringitis bullosa go away?

Bullous myringitis: The treatment and prognosis for myringitis bullosa are the same as for acute otitis media (aom) without bullae. Management includes symptomatic therapy with pain remedies and treatment with antibiotics versus observation. The signs and symptoms of aom usually resolve in 24 to 72 hours with appropriate antimicrobial therapy, and a bit more slowly in children who do not get antibiotics initially. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: myringitis bullosa?

What is the definition or description of: myringitis bullosa?

Blisters on ear drum: It is a painful middle ear infection and there are blisters on the eardrum. It responds to antibiotics and heals fine. ...Read more

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