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Dr. M. Jay Petruska
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Ear Ache (Definition)

Pain felt in ear can be result of conditions that affect the ear directly such as ear infections, traumatic injury to ear, impacted ear wax, as well as benign or malignant growths of ear. Pain in ear can be referred from conditions that affect the throat, teeth, or jaw including tonsil/throat infections, dental infections, jaw joint inflammation, benign ...Read more


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What happens if by accident I put earache drops in the eye of my 8 year old... The drops says pulsatilla, chamomilla, sulphur, belladona and lycopodiu?

What happens if by accident I put earache drops in the eye of my 8 year old... The drops says pulsatilla, chamomilla, sulphur, belladona and lycopodiu?

Eardrops in eyes: First, you should flush the eyes with large amounts of water (not hot) to remove as much of the eardrops as possible. Belladona may cause the pupils to dilate & cause blurry vision & sensitivity to light. Pulsatilla, depending on how much is absorbed, can lower heart rate & bp; it may bring on vomiting/diarrhea/convulsions. Other ingredients: uncertain effects . Take child to eye doc for evaluatio. ...Read more

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Is it okay to put eye drops in your ear for an ear ache?

Is it okay to put eye drops in your ear for an ear ache?

Maybe: If the drops are antibiotic eye drops, thrycan may be effective in the ear to treat an ear infection. I would recommend being evaluated by a doctor and using appropriate medications though. ...Read more

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I've got sudden earache inside. I've Inmox eye drops. Can I use it for earache?

I've got sudden earache inside. I've Inmox  eye drops. Can I use it for earache?

No: Nicole, Inmox eye drops won't help for your ear. The first step in helping your ear is to see your doctor, who can examine it. If it is an external canal infection, they can prescribe you ear drops. If it is a middle ear infection, then you need antibiotic pills. Finally, if it is a ruptured eardrum, you need antibiotics plus a referral to ENT. Your doctor can help with all of this. ...Read more

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Yes I'd earache couple of months ago and was prescribed the medicines for swallow and Inmox eye drop as for ear as well. Should I use for earache?

Yes I'd earache couple of months ago and was prescribed the medicines for swallow and Inmox eye drop as for ear as well. Should I use for earache?

Ear ache: If you were diagnosed with middle ear infection, then decongestant and oral antibiotic are standard first line treatment. If you were diagnosed with outer ear or "swimmer's ear" infection, then a an astringent to dry the ear and antibiotic drops are the best initial options. Why were you placed on oral and topical antibiotics? At this point, you need to follow your doctor's recommendations. ...Read more

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Can I use Inmox( Moxifloxacin Ophthalmic Solution) eye drops for Ear ache? I have got strong earache.

Can I use Inmox( Moxifloxacin Ophthalmic Solution) eye drops for Ear ache? I have got strong earache.

Eye drops for ears: Have you been diagnosed with outer ear infections (otitis externa) or have tubes surgically placed into your ear drum for chronic middle ear infection? these are the only reason why you would be putting antibiotic drops in your ears. If not, then stop and see an ENT right away. The drops treat topical infection of what they touch. They cannot penetrate the ear drum to treat a middle ear infection. ...Read more

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Last week I had an earache that went away with over the counter drops. Now I woke up with a red eye and pain around eyelid/brow area when touched. ???

Last week I had an earache that went away with over the counter drops. Now I woke up with a red eye and pain around eyelid/brow area when touched. ???

Probably unrelated: This sounds like conjunctivitis, which may or may not be related to the ear infection, did you have a cold? See your Dr. to determine if the conjunctivitis is viral or bacterial. He/she can provide appropriate treatment for either. ...Read more

Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
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Eye Health (Definition)

Eye health involves the function and vision of the eye and all ...Read more