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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.

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

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How to apply otocomb otic to nose?

How to apply otocomb otic to nose?

Otocomb otic: The drug which is a steroid and is used for swimmer's ear and not used for the nose. ...Read more

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What is an otic migraine?

What is an otic migraine?

Possible migraine: Migraine like headache can be caused by a bone spur in the nose. A ct scan of the sinuses is indicated and if the spur is present a septoplasty to remove it is indicated. I provide relief to almost 90% of patients with this problem. Visit my website for more information at www. Kevinsmithmd. Com. ...Read more

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What does otocomb otic do? Is it just an antibiotic?

What does otocomb otic do? Is it just an antibiotic?

Antibiotic &steroid: Otocomb otic is used to relieve itching, burning or inflammation of the ear, when it is infected or if it is inflamed and sore and likely to get infected.

Otocomb otic is the trade name (manufacturer's name) for ear drops or ointment, produced by bristol laboratories, containing the drugs triamcinolone acetonide, neomycin, gramicidin and nystatin. ...Read more

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What is benzocaine otic solution used for?

What is benzocaine otic solution used for?

Ear pain: Used to reduce pain from otitis media (middle ear infection). Used in combination with Ibuprofen or acetaminophen. Also may be used in combination with antibiotics. ...Read more

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What is aurodex otic solution? Side effects?

What is aurodex otic solution? Side effects?

Otalgia: This medication is used to relieve pain, congestion, and swelling caused by middle ear inflammation (acute otitis media). This medication is also used to help remove earwax. This product contains 2 main medications. Benzocaine is a topical anesthetic that helps to numb the pain. Antipyrine is an analgesic that helps to decrease the pain and inflammation. An antibiotic medication may sometimes be prescribed along with this medication if you also have an infection ...Read more

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Hi doctors, was just wondering what is aurodex otic solution?

Hi doctors, was just wondering what is aurodex otic solution?

Ciprodex?: Not sure I have ever heard of aurodex. There are several antibiotic ear drops, including Cortisporin, (neomycin polymyxin and hydrocortisone) Floxcin otic and Ciprodex. But if there is an aurodex, it is probably an antibiotic coupled with a steroid and is used for external otitis or middle ear infection with a tube or a perforation of the ear drum associated with middle ear infection. ...Read more

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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?

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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Is Ciprodex otic use safe when breastfeeding?

Is Ciprodex otic use safe when breastfeeding?

Ciprodex otic safe: According to Lactmed, "maternal use of an ear drop or eye drop that contains ciprofloxacin presents negligible risk for the nursing infant." The dex in ciprodex is dexamethasone, it is also negligible risk for the breastfeeding infant due to small dosage of medication. Ciprodex is safe to use while breastfeeding. ...Read more

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Is ciprodex otic (ciprofloxacin and dexamethasone) good after expiration?

Is ciprodex otic (ciprofloxacin and dexamethasone) good after expiration?

Yes: Manufacturer is warranting 100% effectiveness until expiration date. There may be a very small/gradual decrease in effectiveness after expiration date. But that is still very significant effectiveness for treating ear infections. Still ok until you get a refill or run out. ...Read more

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What do I do if I get floxin (ofloxacin) otic in my eyeball?

What do I do if I get floxin (ofloxacin) otic in my eyeball?

Quinolones: Obviously, it is in the wrong place but likely not an issue. ...Read more

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Does antipyrine and benzocaine otic solution have a steroid in it?

Does antipyrine and benzocaine otic solution have a steroid in it?

Not Steriods: This formulation your talking about is very complex and I would advise you to read the pi prescribing information. Which you can get at the physicians desk reference's website. Pdrhealth. Com or some other credible online source. But the answer to your question is no this doesn't contain any steroids in it. ...Read more

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If ciprodex otic (ciprofloxacin and dexamethasone) has been stored above and below recommend temps can is it safe yo ise.

If ciprodex otic (ciprofloxacin and dexamethasone) has been stored above and below recommend temps can is it safe yo ise.

Med safety: I wouldn't recommend its use in this case. If it was stored does this mean you had it for a prior diagnosis? Perhaps this isn't an instance where its use is appropriate and you may need to get seen and re-prescribed the same or even another medicine. ...Read more

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Can I clean the wax out of my ears using otic solution?

Can I clean the wax out of my ears using otic solution?

Yes: The wax cleaning solutions are made to clean out ears, as long as you don't have ear tubes in your ear drums. You can also use simple half-strength peroxide (mix hydrogen peroxide half and half with water) to clean out the wax as well. ...Read more

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What can I do if I get floxin (ofloxacin) otic in my eye?

What can I do if I get floxin (ofloxacin) otic in my eye?

Not a problem: Just irrigate with normal saline drops and rinse it out. You should be fine. ...Read more

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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, ear is still fully blocked cannot hear out of it but most of my pain is gone. Should I go back to get checked?

Ear care: Yes. Your ear pain / infection is gone and your ear canal may need some cleaning. The doctor should check inside your ear and may use a tiny device or a suction to clean the debris. Do not use a Qtip since you may cause more impaction. ...Read more

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Is benzocaine and antipyrine otic solution used for swimmer's ear?

No: Benzocaine and antipyrine are used for middle ear infections. Topical steroid/antibiotic combinations like cipro-hc or cipro-dex are used for swimmer's ear. ...Read more

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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'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?

Swelling, debris: Persistent swelling vs debris vs earwax vs other more serious problems.
See ENT who will look into ear, likely suction out wax/debris with unblocking. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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Does antipyrine-benzocaine otic help for swimmers ear?

Does antipyrine-benzocaine otic help for swimmers ear?

Not an antibiotic: So will no clear the infection. It may numb it but it may also irritate the ear canal more. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Antipyrine and benzocaine otic solution can this be used for swimmers ear?

I discourage it: This is a numbing solution for painful ear drums. It has to therapuetic effect and may worsen the swimmers ear. Appropriate antibiotic ear drops would be a better fix. ...Read more