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My child ear pain ped said swim ear not full infec scribed cipro-hc otic in the past mom bad reac turned in2 a gluelike paste worried to start script?

My child ear pain ped said swim ear not full infec scribed cipro-hc otic in the past mom  bad reac turned in2 a gluelike paste worried to start script?

External otitis: Make sure to keep the drops at the proper temperature. Swirl them gently before applying . If the canal is too full of thick debris for the drops to go in, an ear nose and throat doctor (ENT) can suction out the pus and even place a cotton wick into the ear canal. Usually this is not necessary, but can provide relief for severe infections. ...Read more

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I've been on cipro (ciprofloxacin) hc otic for 6 days now and my ear is still fully blocked cannot hear out of it. it has alleviated most of the pain. wondering if I?

I've been on cipro (ciprofloxacin) hc otic for 6 days now and my ear is still fully blocked cannot hear out of it. it has alleviated most of the pain. wondering if I?

Swelling, debris: Persistent swelling vs debris vs earwax vs other more serious problems. See ENT who will look into ear, likely suction out wax/debris with unblocking. ...Read more

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I've been on cipro (ciprofloxacin) hc otic for 6 days, ear is still fully blocked cannot hear out of it but most of my pain is gone. Should I go back to get checked?

I've been on cipro (ciprofloxacin) hc otic for 6 days, ear is still fully blocked cannot hear out of it but most of my pain is gone. Should I go back to get checked?

Ear care : Yes. Your ear pain / infection is gone and your ear canal may need some cleaning. The doctor should check inside your ear and may use a tiny device or a suction to clean the debris. Do not use a Qtip since you may cause more impaction. ...Read more

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Gave Ciprodex otic (ciprofloxacin and dexamethasone) ear drops to child & she claimed it got into her mouth (maybe draining from Eustachian tube) did not see it get in mouth. HARMFUL??

Gave Ciprodex otic (ciprofloxacin and dexamethasone) ear drops to child & she claimed it got into her mouth (maybe draining from Eustachian tube) did not see it get in mouth. HARMFUL??

Ciprodex in mouth: Greetings. The ciprodex could get into the mouth after applying to the ear canals if your child has a perforation in her ear/s or if she has PE tubes. The drops could travel down the Eustachian tubes into the back of the mouth and throat. Even if directly applied to the mouth, it is a very low dose and will not cause any harmful problems. ...Read more

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15 wks pregnant, ear infection, prescribed Augmentin and Ciprodex otic (ciprofloxacin and dexamethasone) ear drop. Pharmacist says ear drop not ok, doctor says I need it. What do I do?

15 wks pregnant, ear infection, prescribed Augmentin and Ciprodex otic (ciprofloxacin and dexamethasone) ear drop. Pharmacist says ear drop not ok, doctor says I need it. What do I do?

Ear drop is fine: Topical meds like ear drops cannot get into your blood and do anything to the fetus. If the Cipro (ciprofloxacin) was in an oral medication it would not be okay, but your eardrops are fine. ...Read more

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My 6 month old bub was prescribed kenacomb otic ear drop and keflor anti for his ear infection that he has had for a while will this clear it &howsoon?

My 6 month old bub was prescribed kenacomb otic ear drop and keflor anti for his ear infection that he has had for a while will this clear it &howsoon?

Ear infection: Most ear infections (85%) are viral in a child who has been vaccinated but having commenced antibiotics please complete the regimen - it will tke about 4 days to feel better. ...Read more

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Can I use cerumol when using cipro (ciprofloxacin) ear drops?

Can I use cerumol when using cipro (ciprofloxacin) ear drops?

Ear drops: If there is wax in the ear or other debris then the Ciprodex drops will not really be effective. You need to get your ear cleaned out by an ent. ...Read more

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How do I get fluid out of both ears? One has hole in eardrum. Will cipro (ciprofloxacin) drops help? Have no infection

How do I get fluid out of both ears? One has hole in eardrum. Will cipro (ciprofloxacin) drops help? Have no infection

Otolaryngologist: With a known perforated ear drum you have to avoid inserting anything into that ear canal. Only an ear specialist should treat your ears. Start with his/her examination of your ears to see whether there really is fluid in the ears or what pathology may be present. ...Read more

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