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My doctor says I have an ear infection caused by congestion. On medication&recieved a shot. My ear was unaudible since 2days ago&now my right. Help?

My doctor says I have an ear infection caused by congestion. On medication&recieved a shot. My ear was unaudible since 2days ago&now my right. Help?

Bilateral: Many ear infections become bilateral. If the infection is under 7 days, it is likely viral and will not be cured by antibiotics. If the hearing is really bad or ear is painful see an otolaryngologist for possible tympanocentesis or fluid removal. ...Read more

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17mo son vomit fever 102-103 runny nose for 2 days. Test neg for flu. wont drink. Has had flu shot. No ear or sinus infect. What else could it be?

17mo son vomit fever 102-103 runny nose for 2 days. Test neg for flu. wont drink. Has had flu shot. No ear or sinus infect. What else could it be?

Mgt: Most likely this is a viral illness and should resolve within the next few days. If he continues to have a fever or is dehydrated a visit with your physician is indicated. Try giving small amounts of pedialyte frequently. ...Read more

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What should you do if you get shot in the ear with air?

What should you do if you get shot in the ear with air?

Depends: It can be completely benign, produce ear pain transiently, or perforate your ear drum. It depends on the force of air received at your er drum. ...Read more

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I got shot in the ear with a empty bb gun. And now I have tinnitus, so I got my ear check, my hearing was good. Is there any hope losing my tinnitus?

I got shot in the ear with a empty bb gun. And now I have tinnitus, so I got my ear check, my hearing was good. Is there any hope losing my tinnitus?

Could be temporary: Tinnitus, or ringing sensation in the ear, is often experienced after exposure to a sudden or prolonged loud noise, such as a gunshot or even being a loud concert. When it occurs after a single exposure, it can often be temporary. If persistent, you should seek further medical care. ...Read more

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Does my child need to get a shot for repeated ear infections?

Does my child need to get a shot for repeated ear infections?

No: Your child may need a tube placed in the eardrum. The tympanostomy tube can help drain fluid that's present due to an infection. ...Read more

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What can help cool cheeks? Cool wash cloth is hot within seconds got a steroid and cocktail shot yesterday for ears and have viral sinusitis

What can help cool cheeks? Cool wash cloth is hot within seconds got a steroid and cocktail shot yesterday for ears and have viral sinusitis

Steroid and cocktail: is a strange prescription. Viral sinusitis (if that is what it is) should clear up without steroids. You might have something else. If your cheeks are very red or painful or tender,or you have a fever you need to be seen again. Meanwhile, best way to cool cheeks is a gel mask, keep one in fridge and wear the other. ...Read more