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Dr. Robert Kwok Dr. Kwok
Pediatrics
29 years in practice
Baylor College of Medicine
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Dr. Erik Borncamp
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Yoga (Definition)

The term yoga comes from a sanskrit word which means yoke or union. Traditionally, yoga is a method joining the individual self with the divine, universal spirit, or cosmic consciousness. Physical and mental exercises are designed to help achieve this goal, also ...Read more


Dr. Bennett Werner Dr. Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
40 years in practice
University of Maryland School of Medicine
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What do you advise if I'm taking tri pin om tablet for bp.is the tablet better than stamlo 5mg?

What do you advise if I'm taking tri pin om tablet for bp.is the tablet better than stamlo 5mg?

La Palma, CA?: Are you really in La Palma? Stamlo is the name used primarily in Asian countries for amlodipine, sold in the USA as Norvasc. I can't find "tri pin". I have no idea what it is. What country are you in? ...Read more

Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
26 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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I have been taking methylcobalamin sublingual daily 1000mcg am and 1000mcg om and symtoms keep getting worse almost can't function. What else can Ido?

I have been taking methylcobalamin sublingual daily 1000mcg am and 1000mcg om  and symtoms keep getting worse almost can't function. What else can Ido?

What symptoms?: 2,000mcg daily is a lot of vitamin B12. You didn't mention what/which symptoms are getting worse, so it's time to go see your Family Doc for thorough evaluation, including indepth history & examination plus labs as deemed appropriate. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/vitamin-b12/safety/hrb-20060243, http://www.drugs.com/sfx/vitamin-b12-side-effects.html & http://goo.gl/IwWC25. ...Read more

Dr. Yash Khanna Dr. Khanna
Family Medicine
53 years in practice
University of Lucknow, K. G. Medical College
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Dr. Dilawar Singh Dr. Singh
General Practice
27 years in practice
University of Delhi, Maulana Azad Medical College
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What causes otitis media?

What causes otitis media?

Otitis media: The middle ear space should contain air but it may become filled with fluid (mucus), which typically occurs during a cold.The mucus may then become infected by germs (bacteria or viruses). This may then lead to otitis media. ...Read more

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Dr. James Ferguson Dr. Ferguson
Pediatrics
42 years in practice
University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
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What the heck is otitis media?

What the heck is otitis media?

Inflamation mid/ear: Otitis media is a broad term that includes various forms of inflamation of the middle ear. That space is like a cave in the skull, with the ear drum on one wall, a drain tube (eustacion tube) in the floor ; another wall composed by the skull ; the ear nerve. The walls make mucous which normally drains but can be trapped. Germs can feed on the trapped mucous ; cause infection. ...Read more

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Dr. Yash Khanna Dr. Khanna
Family Medicine
53 years in practice
University of Lucknow, K. G. Medical College
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Otitis media is characterised by what?

PainDrainageHearingL: Otitis media usually presents with pain in the affected ear may or may not be associated with hearing loss and sometimes fever.And can also present with purulent drainage ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick Dr. Novick
Pediatrics
54 years in practice
University of Bern Faculty of Medicine
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Could recurring otitis media be cured ?

Could recurring otitis media be cured ?

Recurrent otitis: Talk to a ear doctor about tympanostomy tubes to help you. ...Read more

Dr. Keith Ramsey Dr. Ramsey
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine
32 years in practice
Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
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I was wondering what are the causes of otitis media?

I was wondering what are the causes of otitis media?

Viruses and bacteria: Most ear infections are caused by viruses. Most bacterial infections are caused by pneumococcus and haemophilus strains. Many bacterial ear infections will follow a cold or other respiratory infection. Often there is a lack of proper drainage from the middle ear into the throat. This drainage problem contributes to children having more ear infections than teens and adults. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick Dr. Novick
Pediatrics
54 years in practice
University of Bern Faculty of Medicine
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng Dr. Cheng
Family Medicine
27 years in practice
Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
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Is otitis media painful?

Is otitis media painful?

Yes: Often otitis media is painful due to the pressure build up in the middle ear from the infection. ...Read more

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Dr. James Ferguson Dr. Ferguson
Pediatrics
42 years in practice
University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
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Can you tell me about otitis media?

Can you tell me about otitis media?

Inflamation mid/ear: Otitis media is a broad term that includes various forms of inflamation of the middle ear. That space is like a cave in the skull, with the ear drum on one wall, a drain tube (eustacion tube) in the floor ; another wall composed by the skull ; the ear nerve. The walls make mucous which normally drains but can be trapped. Germs can feed on the trapped mucous ; cause infection. ...Read more

Dr. Jay Park Dr. Park
Pediatrics
46 years in practice
Yonsei University College of Medicine
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Can recurring otitis media be cured?

Yes: I wonder if infant experiences simply a recurring or frequent ear infection or if infant carries a persistent middle ear effusion between the bouts of infection. The latter is often the case requiring tympanostomy "tubes.". ...Read more

Dr. Alexander Gorup Dr. Gorup
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
25 years in practice
Tulane University School of Medicine
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For how long does otitis media last?

Depends: Uncomplicated can clear up in days. However, can last for weeks to months and never completely clear. ...Read more

Dr. Yash Khanna Dr. Khanna
Family Medicine
53 years in practice
University of Lucknow, K. G. Medical College
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale Dr. Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
69 years in practice
University of London, St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College
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How long does otitis media usually last?

How long does otitis media usually last?

Infection controlled: Otitis media is infection of the middle ear and it needs to be under the care of a physician. It is not somethng to ignore. ...Read more

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Dr. William Culviner Dr. Culviner
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
26 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Can you tell me more about otitis media?

Middle ear infection: This is typically a bacterial infection of the middle ear, not the outer ear(canal) or inner ear. It usually is triggered by a viral upper respiratory infection or allergies. Treatment involves decongestants, mucus thinners (guaifenesin), sometimes nasal or oral steroids, and usually antibiotics. ...Read more

Dr. James Ferguson Dr. Ferguson
Pediatrics
42 years in practice
University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
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Home remedies for otitis media dangerous?

Some might: Many episodes of OM are viral and self heal with no intervention. Some bacterial ear infections would self heal over months like before antibiotics. Some are triggered by aggressive bacteria and can lead to perforated ear drums, chronic infection, mastoiditis, and long term health implications. The danger of any self treatment is delay of proper diagnosis,treatment & potential for complications. ...Read more

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Dr. Gregory McCarty Dr. McCarty
Emergency Medicine
26 years in practice
Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
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What's the safest way to treat otitis media?

What's the safest way to treat otitis media?

Symptomatic Therapy: Most ear infections are viral infections and, depending on the age group and certain other factors, often can be managed without antibiotics or other specific therapy as they are self limiting. These usually require only symptomatic therapy such as Ibuprofen and/or Acetaminophen for pain. Occasionally they are bacterial and require antibiotic treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Otitis Media (Definition)

Otitis media is also known as a middle ear infection. It ...Read more