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Herbal Treatment For Discharge From The Ear
Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more
Depends: There are several types of ear infections. Inner, middle , and external or outer. You need to be specific when asking a question. The typical swimmer's ear is an outer infection. You can treat that with a 50:50 mixture of isopropyl alcohol and clear vinegar( acetic acid) applied with an ear syringe 2-3 times a day. If that doesn't work in 7 days, see ENT doctor. ...Read more
Ear infection: Treatment for middle ear infection (otitis media) will depend on age. Adults may not take antibiotics if the earache disappears in a few days. Children less than 5 years old usually need antibiotics, especially younger than 2 years old. Over 5 years, treat the same as adults. Analgesic ear drops or oral equivalents can be used to ease the pain. ...Read more
Leukorrhea: is a normal bodily function and doesn't require treatment. ...Read more
What is a typical course of treatment a doc will recommend for each kind of mild/moderate ear infection (middle, inner, outer) w mild pain &discharge?
It depends...: If there is discharge, probably otitis externa, but possible middle ear (otitis media) with perforated eardrum. Rarely inner (otitis interna). Otitis externa usually is treated with antibiotic ear drops, but some might require an antibiotic by mouth. Most inner ear infection are due to viruses and don't need antibiotics at all. (No virus responds to antibiotics.) ...Read more
CSF?: When i hear clear fluid from the ear, i worry about spinal fluid leaking through a hole in one's eardrum. If that is the case, this needs to be fixed surgically. Depending on location and size, it can be done through an ear surgery (transmastoid) or needs to be done through a craniotomy. ...Read more
Treat ear discharge: Ear discharge may be caused by infection of the external ear, or infection of the middle ear space associated with a hole in the ear drum. The infection may be due to bacteria, fungi or both. It may be necessary to culture the discharge so that the most appropriate medication can be prescribed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Antibiotics: You need to see the doctor and get treated. ...Read more
Chronic ohitis serous. What is the treatment after several antibiotics, decongestants, steroids, and ear drops. I am 38. There is history of infect?
What is the typical course of treatment a doctor will recommend for a mild/moderate right ear infection? (Mild ear pain, slight discharge)
That depends: inner, middle or outer ear?Get a more detailed answer ›
Free fluid in pod.Foul vaginal discharge.Took treatment for a month.Still not cured.What kind of medication to go for?.Its been 6mnths with discharge.
Is tympanic membrane perforation a contraindication for CPAP & APAP use for sleep apnea ,what is the treatment for ear discharge from this condition?
CPAP: CPAP OVERVIEW CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) is a tool which can be used to assist the oxygenation of several respiratory pathologies. CPAP is not a r eplacement for any medicati on or procedure, but a t ool which can provide a high level of ventilatory support without the need for RSI or intubation. Patients whose condition is resistant to parenteral medications but whose respiratory effort does not yet require intubation should be considered prime candidates for CPAP. INDICATIONS ? Respiratory distress secondary to suspected congesti ve heart failure, acute cardiogenic pulmonary edema, pneumonia, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (asthma, bronchitis, emphysema). CONTRAINDICATIONS ? Unconsciousness ? Suspected pneumothorax ? Inadequate respiratory drive ? Shock/Hypotension (BP <90) ? Chest wall trauma ? Persistent nausea/vomiting ? Has active upper GI bleeding or history of recent gastric surge ...Read more
Worst case: If antibiotics for what is believed to be post partum infection of the uterus don't work, the symptoms being treated are either not from an infection, or there are bacteria present and/or the environment in the uterus is such that these antibiotics are not effective. The source of an infection needs to be removed, potentially by way of hysterectomy. ...Read more
Any are OK: I am not aware of any antibiotics contraindicated in glaucoma patients, whether it is open angle or narrow angle glaucoma. Apparently there is the case of sulfa containing antibiotics being a risk for angle closure glaucoma due to rotation of the ciliary body, but I have never seen a case of this rare complication. ...Read more
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