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Doctor insights on: Waxsol Ear Drops

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Can I leave ear drops in overnight?

Can I leave ear drops in overnight?

Ear drops overnight?: What kind of ear drops are you applying? Doctor prescribed? ...Read more

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Are ear drops supposed to drip out?

YES: Depends on the amount of drops put in the ear. Usually the drops coat the ear canal and the remainder drain out. ...Read more

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Can anti bio ear drops be used after expiration date?

Can anti bio ear drops be used after expiration date?

Ear: Like all drugs not a good idea. If you need drops speak to your parents to speak with your doctor ...Read more

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It's okay to use antibacterial ear drops on a wound right?

It's okay to use antibacterial ear drops on a wound right?

Ear drops: Ear drops are best suited for use in the ear canal. ...Read more

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Should I continue using ear drops until the bottle is empty?

Should I continue using ear drops until the bottle is empty?

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

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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

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What do I do with swim-ear drops?

What do I do with swim-ear drops?

Use after swimming: A few drops of swim ear or 70% alcohol can be put in the ears to help any water that is in the ear evaporate faster after swimming. ...Read more

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Ear drops cause pain and pressure why?

Ear drops cause pain and pressure why?

It is possible: See an ENT to have your pain evaluated so that he or she may prescribe you a different ear drops medication. ...Read more

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If I'm having problems using ear drops, who must I call?

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

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What would do if I miss a dose of ear drops? Double up?

What would do if I miss a dose of ear drops? Double up?

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

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How safe are ear drops? Are there generally side effects?

How safe are ear drops? Are there generally side effects?

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

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Please advise if it's normal to feel itchy in the ear after using ear drops?

Please advise if it's normal to feel itchy in the ear after using ear drops?

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

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Could inner ear damage be treated with ear drops depending on the degree of damage?

Could inner ear damage be treated with ear drops depending on the degree of damage?

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

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I just put otobiotic plus ear drops and started paining very badly. Taken combiflam. Please help it is paining very badly.?

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

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Why are otex ear drops not suitable if you have tinitus?

Why are otex ear drops not suitable if you have tinitus?

Not: If drum intact ear wax removal, is a good thing!
tinnitus, ringing in an ear may not be related to wax buildup.
If drum perforation then ENT may need to remove wax to avoid middle ear damage. ...Read more

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Can medicated ear drops clog your ears?

Can medicated ear drops clog your ears?

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

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How do you use ear drops? They leak out.

How do you use ear drops? They leak out.

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

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How can I tell how many ear drops I put in my ear?

How can I tell how many ear drops I put in my ear?

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

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Can you use sofradex ear drops if you have grommets?

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

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Blood in ear after using ear drops used wax removing drops

Blood in ear after using ear drops used wax removing drops

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

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Can auro ear drops for pain and ciprodex ear drops be used together?

Yes: Yes, they can. I would urge you to exercise caution with the Auralgan (benzocaine and antipyrine) drops. If a tube is in the ear or the eardrum is perforated, those drops are not advisable as they could cause hearing loss. If neither of those conditions are present, then proceed. ...Read more

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Right ear clogged after using oflaxacin ear drops. Why and what should I do?

Right ear clogged after using oflaxacin ear drops. Why and what should I do?

You more likely: Than not have WAX in both yur ears. Wax plus ear drops=BLOCKAGE! . Obtain over the counter ear irrigating system (eg: MURINE makes one) and try to get your wax out...If symptoms persist your Generalist (family M.D. or PCP can most diagnose and treat is necessary)
Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how to know I'm getting my ear drops into my ear properly?

Ear drops: Best to have someone else do it. Must put in prescribed number of drops and keep head tilted down for 10 seconds. Can apply a little tarsal (cartilage in front of ear canal) pressure to "pump" drops downward. ...Read more

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Efficacy of ear drops? How long should ear drops take to control an infection?

Efficacy of ear drops? How long should ear drops take to control an infection?

A few days: Ear drops will not help an otitis media, an infection behind the ear drum. They should be helpful within a few days for swimmer's ear (otitis externa), infectious drum blisters (bullous myringitis), or acute otitis media with ear drum rupture. Sometimes the canal swelling in swimmer's ear is so severe that the drops can't get in to work so a wick may be needed in the canal to pull in the drops. ...Read more

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Otc ear drop recommendations? What over-the-counter ear drops would you recommend?

Otc ear drop recommendations? What over-the-counter ear drops would you recommend?

Depends on diagnosis: For earwax there are many options such as debrox, peroxide, mineral oil. For pain there are topical anesthetics such as benzocaine. If there is pain and drainage then you likely have a bacterial infection of the ear canal for which there are no otc agents. If there was pain and hearing loss followed by drainage then there might have been otitis media which requires oral and possibly topical ab. ...Read more