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I think that I have a ear infection in my right ear? Do I need drops or pills?

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Dr. Neil Giddings
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
7 doctors agree

In brief: Needs examination

Ear infections of the ear cana are usually treated with ear drops.
Ear infections behind the ear drum usually require oral antibiotics. Need examination to determine type of infection if present.

In brief: Needs examination

Ear infections of the ear cana are usually treated with ear drops.
Ear infections behind the ear drum usually require oral antibiotics. Need examination to determine type of infection if present.
Dr. Neil Giddings
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Dr. Arti Jain
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

It depends on whether you have an external or middle ear infection.
For external ear infection, also called swimmers ear, ear drops will suffice. For middle ear infection, you need oral antibiotics. Please see your doctor for appropriate diagnosis and treatment.

In brief: Depends

It depends on whether you have an external or middle ear infection.
For external ear infection, also called swimmers ear, ear drops will suffice. For middle ear infection, you need oral antibiotics. Please see your doctor for appropriate diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Arti Jain
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