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Ear Drop Medication
Not immediate: Ofloxacin ear drop is an antibacterial medication. You will not see/feel immediate relief in your ear symptoms when you begin to use it. If you are looking for pain relief, an otc pain reliever will likely work faster. I usually tell my patients that they will start to notice improvement in ear infection symptoms as early as 24-48 hours of use. ...Read more
Depends on diagnosis: For earwax there are many options such as debrox, peroxide, mineral oil. For pain there are topical anesthetics such as benzocaine. If there is pain and drainage then you likely have a bacterial infection of the ear canal for which there are no otc agents. If there was pain and hearing loss followed by drainage then there might have been otitis media which requires oral and possibly topical ab. ...Read more
Ear itches but 4 weeks I had an ear drop called kencomb ... can I have it again because it had worked ?
Yes, however...: I think you mean you were prescribed kenacomb 4 weeks ago which worked?Hopefully you have not been using them constantly for 4 weeks. You could get a prescription, however, in many cases this will settle with Vosol drops (acetic acid) which you can buy without a prescription. 4 x daily for 1 week. It is important to keep your ear(s) dry [cotton wool for shower + hair dryer after, no swimming] ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Iam feeling abnormal sensation in jaw when i had taken one drop of otocin ear drop in rght one bcoz felt sumething crawling inside. How to cure it.
Your ear wax may : have constant mild irritation, that you felt was "crawling inside". There should be nothing else in your ear canal. You may be feeling referred pain patterns from your TMJ (joint) from your ear canal inflammation. See your doctor and have this checked out. S/he can remove your ear wax, and be done with it! ...Read more
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I was given an antibiotic plus an ear drop, well I put the drops in and it's been about 2 hrs and I have this horrible clogged feeling ?
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
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
What's a good over-the-counter ear drop to help clean/drain ears? My ear feels as if it needs to be drained i cleaned got nothing. Help its irritating
Hi, I had a silverfish in my ear. After it came out, I was prescribed this ear drop. Now my ear seems as it is muffled and I have a dim ringing in ear?
Oral and ear drop antibi. For 6 Days....severe pain eased up today but now ringing and small amounts of pus and blood. No hearing. Any ideas?
Hello I am using gutta sodium bicarbonate ear drop since last 2 days and now i feel e little pain in my left ear. What should i do?
See your doctor: A condition not getting better with your treatment should be evaluated by your physician. There may be a hole in the eardrum; a physican can also evaluate for any infection. ...Read more