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Levaquin For Ear Infection
I'm on levaquin for middle ear infection in both ears. I've been taking it for 10 days. How long does it take to work? My ears are hurting more now...
Ear infection: Since you are still having problems after ten days, return to your doctor for reevaluation. ...Read more
Collection of purulent fluid behind tympanic membrane- many times secondary to nasal congestion/ viral uri- that can cause bulging of tympanic membrane, pain, redness or distortion of typical anatomic landmarks of membrane, poor mobility of membrane ultimately, tm can perforate or rupture with subsequent drainage of fluid into the ear canal. May take months for fluid from ...Read more
In a cycle of chronic hives, on top of that taking levaquin for ear sinus infection. Ok to take 10mg prednisone with the levaquin for today not daily.
Yes: These can be taken togetherGet a more detailed answer ›
Can doxycycline be taken for middle ear infection? Which of these two would be better: Levofloxacin or Doxycycline??
I was on amox-clav for 2 weeks followed by levofloxacin for 5 days for 2 severe inner/middle ear infections. I have random sores in my mouth now?
Can a middle ear infection be treated by Levaquin 500mg qd x7 days? I know Amoxicillin is preffered but will Levaquin work?
I have an ear infection and am on antibiotic and have been for 4 days. My ear seems to be worse, and now seeping pinkish fluid. Is this normal?
Not easy to answer: Often people say they have an ear infection, but it could be middle ear infection or an outer ear infection (one is treated with antibiotic pills the other with antibiotic drops) if one has significant drainage and still hears perfectly well, it most likely is outer and needs drops. But if your hearing has been muffled --more likely middle ear infection. Either way - get in to see an ent. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had a sinus/ear infection since 5/23. Was given azithromycin & augmentin, neither drug was effective. I am taking ceftin, is this more effective?
Sinusitis: Hello, you are being treated in an appropriate pathway. Personally, i recommend a quinolone antibiotic such as Levaquin or Avelox after failing the previous two antibiotics. I also add a steroid by mouth to this regimen. Allergy testing may be helpful. You have had ear infections as well. Finally a ct scan of your sinuses would help, especially if you fail another abx. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ear Infection Signs: Ear infection symptoms include pain, hearing loss, and fever. Usually, these symptoms follow an upper respiratory infection, especially the common cold, in young children. Adults experience ear infections infrequently, but often may have ear pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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