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Ear Infection That Won T Go Away With Antibiotics
May not be an infection: If it is just pain around your ear it may not be an infection. If you are having pain and hearing loss then it may well be an infection. Most cases of ear pain that i see in adults is from the jaw joint and not the ear. If it is your jaw then you need a soft diet, anti-inflammatories, ice and a trip to your dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There are three different types of ear infections that affect different areas of the ear. Outer ear infection (Otitis externa) affects the ear canal and the outside part of the ear. Middle ear infection (Otitis media) affects the middle ear and leads to fluid accumulation behind the ear drum. Inner ear infection (Otitis interna) is a less common inflammation of the inner ear that causes vertigo, ...Read more
Do ear infections go away on their own? Could they stay forever? My ear infection isn't going away with antibiotics
Go away ????: The reduced hearing during an infection may persist for weeks after completing meds.The watery mucus that was part of the infection takes time to clear. If you still have pain, fever or other reasons to believe it is there after meds, it may have been resistant to the one you took. Follow up with your doc. ...Read more
UTI Infection: This is a difficult question to answer because i don't know if a urine culture was taken before you started treatment and because you did not indicate what antibiotic you are taking. I would suggest you check with your physician to order a urine culture and sensitivity . That way the most appropriate antibiotic can be prescribed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a tooth infection will salt water n peroxide mouthwash help with pain n infection went dentist but I have reaction to antibiotics ?
What do you do if antibiotics and Flonase (both prescribed for sinus infection) do not cure the infection and it doesn't go away?
Call PCP: All antibiotics have a statistical rate of failure that may approach 10%. Sometimes a second round of a different antibiotic must be used for sucess. There is also the possibility that the first diagnosis was in error and other issues caused the symptoms involved. Call your pcp and discuss your symptoms to see what alternatives you can have. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Be seen: If it hurts and won't go away, you should definitely have a physician check it out! ...Read more
Can yeast/bacterial infection go away by itself? Does the vagina clean itself out even wirh no antibiotics?
Maybe: It is possible for these types of infections to go away on their own. Sometimes, the best way to approach them is to figure out why they are happening in the first place. Common causes of recurrent infection relate to decreased vaginal estrogen or altered vaginal bacteria. Common causes include: birth control pills, vaginal "washes" and tight fitting clothes. Consider daily probiotics! ...Read more
No, need treatment: Antibiotics alone will not cure an abcessed tooth. You will need treatment for this tooth. The doctor or dentist that prescribed the antibiotics most likely made a recommendation that you get treatment. This is essential. The infection will come back if you don't follow up, with treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When you have green snot does it go away on its own or is that a sinus infection and need antibiotics?
To better and more : Accurately assess what it could be, you will need to go see your doctor for an evaluation. He/she will ask you a few questions, like any headaches, fevers, chills, nausea, vomiting, productive cough, post-nasal drip, excess mucus production, itchy runny nose, sneezing, itchy eyes, ears, and throat, ;nasal congestion, etc. Then he/she will examine you. Don't take antibiotics if you don't need to. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Strep antibiotics, got yeast infection that wouldnt go away. now treatment with cream suppository nightly until tues. can drinking affect medication?
No: Should not affect your treatment. All the best. ...Read more
I have a vaginal yeast infection , it doesn't hurt or anything but there's lots of thrush...will it go away by itself? Sorry I'm Not goin to a dr :/
Depends: First need to know why you are having yeast infection& oral thrush. Sometimes this is an indication of underlying other medical condition especially diabetes & immunodeficient state. Do you have family history of diabetes? Have you checked your glucose? Any symptoms of DM (Polyuria, polydypsia & wt loss). Do you have recurrent bacterial infections? Any antibiotic use? Update me with a follow up Q. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Likely: Antibiotics are usually no better than placebo in the treatment of sinusitis per a study this month (feb '12) in jama. Few, perhaps 5%, (those with symptoms longer than 10 days, worsening sx, or quite ill with high fever) will benefit from antibiotics. Otherwise try otc saline sinus rinses, decongestants, and time. For allergy patients oral anti-histamines or nasal steroid sprays can be helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends entirely on: size, exact location, associated symptoms, and underlying cause. Sometimes drainage can be done by interventional radiology. Consult with your doctor for specific advice. ...Read more
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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