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Otocomb Otic Ear Ointment For Thrush
Oral thrush or oral candidiasis is a yeast infection of the mouth. White plaques are present on the inner side of cheeks of the mouth. The tongue may also have a white coat. Treatment is by antifungal liquid, tablets or troches. Thrush can occur when the normal flora of the mouth is disturbed such as during antibiotics, oral ...Read more
Is there a problem using cortisporin (neomycin polymyxin and hydrocortisone) ear drops for an ear infection with meniers?
While: ophthalmic solution might be substituted there is an otic solution that is designed for some types of ear infections. Ofloxacin otic may be used for treatment of Otitis Externa, Acute Otitis Media in children with tympanostomy tubes and Chronic Supporative Otitis Media with perforated Ear drum (with susceptible microorganisms). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can be: Prescription neomycin drops can be helpful with external ear infections but there are newer topical ear medicines that have less issues (allergic reactions, risks) and are even more effective. Strategies for keeping the ear dry are also very helpful in managing external ear infections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you use a cortisporin (neomycin polymyxin and hydrocortisone) ear suspension to prevent an ear infection?
No: Cortisporin (neomycin polymyxin and hydrocortisone) ear suspension is one of the treatments for a current external ear infection ("swimmers ear"), but is not used for prevention. A mixture of equal parts white vinegar and rubbing alcohol is an old tried-and-true preventative treatment. ...Read more
Is it common for Neomycin and Polymyxin B Sulfates and Hydrocortisone Otic Suspension USP 10 mL to cause pain with swimmers ear and a middle ear infec?
Ear pain: The suspension usually does not , the solution which is more acidic can more often. Would have ear checked for TM perforation. ...Read more
My son is taking neomycin and polymyxin b sulates and hydrocortisone otic suspension usb for swimmers ear? Overkill?
I'm 34 weeks pregnant can I use Cortisporin (neomycin polymyxin and hydrocortisone) solution ear drops for severe infection??
I have flaky itchy akin in ears , i wear hearing aids in ears and I have itchy scalp. My doctor prescribed otocomb otic ointment for ears no change.
A different drop?: I am not the biggest fan of preparations that contain neomycin as it is known to irritate the skin of some individuals, making the itching worse. Generally complete avoidance of q tips and using a different drop like dermotic (there is a generic now too) twice a day as needed can help. Also make sure you have a drying box for your hearing aids at night so they aren't too moist. ...Read more
Is it possible for a 22 mth old to get thrush in the ear ? If so, will the amoxicillan she is prescribed for strep cure it, what could've caused it?
No: Thrush relates to yeast in the mouth, not the ear. There may be a fungal infection in the ear but that is quite uncommon and is usually seen with chronic middle ear or external ear infections. Amoxicillin, albeit known to make people prone to yeast infection, will be the unlikely cause of ear fungal infection, the diagnosis thereof i actually doubt. ...Read more
My 3.5 mo baby is really fussing in every feed.Checkd with GP no thrush no ear infection.Teething maybe.Afraid shell associate feed wth being upset :(?
Maybe diet related: Are you breast feeding? If so, has anything in your diet changed? If you're nursing watch your intake of dairy foods, chocolate, caffiene etc. She may also be uncomfortable if she's not having regular bowel movements. If she's gassy you should burp her more frequently and try some gas drops. ...Read more
In the 9 months since my son was born he has had a GI bug, 3 viral infections, 3 ear infections and we are now battling thrush. Is he seriously ill?
Doubt it: The average kid will lose his mothers protective antibodies at 3 months.They then have an average of 5 respiratory illnesses and 2-3 diarrheal illnesses/yr until age 5.Kids with significant immune problems have chronic thrush from birth and are hospitalized with a bone infection or blood infection by 4 months of age. Ear infections accompany uri's. Discuss with your doc, I see this in normal kids ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My boy 5mths15days old refusing both breast and bottle from past 1 month but drinking from cup. No thrush, ear infections. Teeth is coming. Need help?
My Ears nose & Throat Dr prescribed me Clotrimazole 10mg 5x a day for 7 days because of oral thrush caused by antibiotics, I read that 14 days of treatment is the usual. Did my Dr make a mistake or is 7 days of this treatment acceptable for thrush?
Thrush: Clotting old given 5 times a day for one week should be adequate treatment for oral,thrush ...Read more
5 month old gas asthma reflux had the flu 3 ear infection pink eye thrush and now boil in anus low immunity or something else?
I've been on cipro (ciprofloxacin) hc otic for 6 days, ear is still fully blocked cannot hear out of it but most of my pain is gone. Should I go back to get checked?
I've been on cipro (ciprofloxacin) hc otic for 6 days now and my ear is still fully blocked cannot hear out of it. it has alleviated most of the pain. wondering if I?
I have psoriasis in my ear and it is inflamed, I am using synalar (fluocinolone) otic. I am in pain, what can I do to bring the swelling down, and relieve the pain?
Sounds like infected: The pain and swelling could be caused by a bacterial or other infection. Those symptoms are not usually caused by the psoriasis. An anti-inflammatory might help the pain and swelling, but i think it'd be best to get medical attention. You might need an oral antibiotic or other precription medication(s). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I lost the lid to my child's Ciprodex Otic (ciprofloxacin and dexamethasone) ear drops - will the ear drops go bad if they sit with no top/lid? Does this affect the quality?
I have been prescribed otocomb otic ear drops. The pain in my right ear is almost unbearable now the teeth closest to the ear are numb. Andnonhear?
Unremitting pain: If the treatment isn't effective, either it has not had enough time to be effective or you were misdiagnosed and it's the wrong medicine. Return to your Physician for reevaluation, or seek second opinion with an Otolaryngologist, an ear specialist. ...Read more
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Yes, but....: Polymyxin cannot be used for a long time. But the combination is a legitimate substitute in most, but not all, cases. ...Read more