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Otilam Ear Drops Medication
If debris is present in the ear canal even after using the ear drops, can the infection recur when cessation of medication?
Don'tMicroDitchDig: It's possible, but I wouldn't go batty trying to dig it out. If, after a few showers, you think there's still some in there and that bothers you, you really should have someone look at it again with the proper equipment, like, say....a doctor or nurse or PA-and not you, or your car mechanic. Usually, whatever debris is left has been sterilized by the drops but, it could set-up another infection.. ...Read more
Morning. For a 5 month old baby with an ear infection, is there any OTC medication/ ear drops I can get?
Ear: Like all drugs not a good idea. If you need drops speak to your parents to speak with your doctor ...Read more
Ear drops: Ear drops are best suited for use in the ear canal. ...Read more
Depends on direction: There should be directions printed on the bottle as to how long to use them. For example, use for 10 days, or until bottle gone. If you are unsure, check with your physician who prescribed them. ...Read more
I used ear drops that may have been expired, since I haven't touched them in a year. Am I in danger?
Probably fine: If the ear drops are not cloudy or clumped and have been stored where it is cool, then you almost certainly have not done any harm. There might be a small lowering of the effectiveness if the drops were antibiotics but probably have enough effectiveness to do what you want. ...Read more
Let your: Treating physician know about this so that it can be further assessed. Take care. ...Read more
The # on the bottle: If these are prescribed, call the prescriber who gave them to you. If not, you should see an ENT (ear doctor) to see what's happening with your ear. ...Read more
Shorten interval: Don't double the dose just shorten the interval between the next couple of doses. If you were supposed to take the drops every eight hours take the drops every four hours for a couple of times. Then go back to your regular dosing schedule. ...Read more
Ear drops: Assuming you are talking about prescription ear drops, yes, they are safe under most circumstances if used as directed. Side effects included topical allergy, burning/pain. Potential fungal infection. The bottle should be discarded after treatment course complete because of contamination and reduced effectiveness. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, if you are allergic to a component of the ear drops. Or if as a response to the drops, you develop an external otitis, or "swimmers ear". ...Read more
No: Neither inner ear or middle ear infection (intact ear drum) or diseases can be treated with ear drops. Ear drops (probably antibiotic ear drops) can be used as treatment for bacterial infections of the external ear canal and for drainage from the middle ear through a perforation of the drum. ...Read more
My problem is white fungus in ear what is the correct ear drops we can use. And also the tablets.?
How long do ciprodex ear drops last for if sealed? I was just prescribed this again and it'll be $200 to purchase.
Check expiration: Look for the expiration date on the vial. ...Read more
I just put otobiotic plus ear drops and started paining very badly. Taken combiflam. Please help it is paining very badly.?
Stop the drops: You should go see a physician so they could get a good look at your ear and treat you. If you have been putting the drops in for a while, then there is a change. If you just started them then you may have to give them time. ...Read more
I have got hearing probelms for a very long time and I put strong ear drops but my hearing is not improving how to cure it completely?
Tobramycin eye drops: Can be used to treat problems in your ear canal as long as it is prescribed by your physician. Conversely, you cannot use ear drops in your eyes. ...Read more
Yes: Drops can either make ear wax swell up, mix with infected material to make a plug, form a film that dries on the drum, cause the canal skin to swell in an allergic reaction usually to neomycin, or kill normal bacteria which can promote fungal growth in the canal. Should have ears checked if it continues. ...Read more
Cotton: A small bit of cotton in the very outer part of the ear can help keep the drops from leaking. Also be judicious about the amount of drops used- don't need to flood the canal in most cases. ...Read more
Feel it: You should be able to feel the drops going in one by one. Do not insert the tip in your ear. ...Read more
Yes: Sofradex can be used safely in patients with grommets. The drops have been used after grommet placement to reduce infection and clogging. Discharge after grommets is common especially after a cold and Sofradex ear drops can be used to control infection rather then oral antibiotics. Good ;uckor swimming ...Read more
See ENT specialist: Blood in ear should not be ignored. You need to see an otolaryngologist - ENT specialist - asap to rule out injury or infection. ...Read more
Refrigerate them: And you can easily feel them go in. ...Read more