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What Is Better Than Claritin D To Solve My Inner Ear Infection
Infection: If you do have bacterial infection, you will need to have antibiotics prescribed. Claritin d is used for symptomatic treatment and doesn't treat any infection. Viral infections usually go away without treatment and will require symptomatic treatment of which Claritin d is one. Your doctor needs to decide what to do next if Claritin d is ineffective. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Collection of purulent fluid behind tympanic membrane- many times secondary to nasal congestion/ viral uri- that can cause bulging of tympanic membrane, pain, redness or distortion of typical anatomic landmarks of membrane, poor mobility of membrane ultimately, tm can perforate or rupture with subsequent drainage of fluid into the ear canal. May take months for fluid from ...Read more
EAR INFECTION:: Mainly 2 types of ear infections:. #1 otitis media or middle ear infection and #2. Otitis externa or external ear canal infection mostly called swimmer's ear. After antibiotic treatment of middle ear infection, Claritin or zyrtec is given for 4-6 weeks to help drying up or drainage of residual fluid in the middle ear. For otitis externa or swimmer's ear, antibiotic/combination ear drop is given. ...Read more
My daughter has an ear infection. I gave here Claritin for her nose 5 hours ago. Can i giver her acetaminophen now for the pain?
Ear infection: Yes, you can. All medical therapies (ie, decongestants, antihistamines, mucolytics, nsaids) have not provided measurable short- or long-term improvements in patients with ear infection only antibiotics therapy has provided measurable benefits. You have to see your pediatrician soon. ...Read more
Not long.: If the ear infection is treated with an antibiotic, which is usually but not always the case, it should improve in 1-3 days. If it hasn't, call your doctor, since it may be necessary to look again. And determine if the antibiotic should be changed. There are circumstances in which a doctor may choose watchful waiting rather than an antibiotic, then the ear should be rechecked within several days. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I was prescribed 50 mg for 5 days. I have vertigo ( inner ear infection) . When can I expect to start to feel better?
Otitis media?: Do you mean an infection behind the eardrum, often called otitis media? A true "inner ear" infection is rare and serious. It involves the labyrinth/cochlea which is the sensory organ that transduces sound into electrical signals transmitted to your brain. Otitis media will often resolve quickly with antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Middle ear infection: An inner ear infection is very rare and can be very serious. However, you may be referring to otitis media, which is an infected collection of fluid behind the ear drum. If untreated, it will often resolve on its own. However, you can also have complications from it anywhere from simply rupturing the ear drum to more complex things like meningitis or mastoiditis. ...Read more
About 1-2 days: If the question is how long does it take for an ear infection to improve on medication, it takes about 24-48 hrs. After the start of antibiotics it may take 24-48 hrs to improve. Some ear infections will improve on their own but it may take longer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The inner ear refers to that part of the ear where mechanical sound energy is transferred to electrical signals that are then sent through nerves to the brain. It also refers to the part of the ear that assists in the regulation of balance. The inner ear includes the cochlea (hearing) and ...Read more
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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