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34 lbs. 4y.o. given Rx amoxicillin 250mg/5 sus 7.5 mls 2xs per day for ear infection. I mistakenly gave her 7.5 tsp for 3 days! What should I expect?

Incorrect Doseage. start her back on the correct dose. The only thing that could happen is his infection might not go away. I would make sure you take her back in after the antibiotics to have her ears checked. Read more...

What are ear infection symptoms?

OM symptoms. can be variable. Some symptoms include fullness, hearing loss, pain, ear drainage, dizziness, and fever. Treatment of ear infections is individualized, but usually consists of some form of antibiotic. Secondary medications may include decongestants, mucolytics, antiinflammatories/steroids and pain medications. Read more...

Is a crackly ear an ear infection?

Not necessarily. I'd recommend getting it looked at if it hurts. An ear infection could be crackly, cut crackly doesn't mean ear infection. Read more...

Symptoms of ear infection are what?

Varied. Outer ear: 1) pain - moving the ear causes pain 2) drainage 3) usually decreased hearing; middle ear: 1) pain 2) fever 3) usually no draiange unless perforated ear drum 4) decrease hearing; inner ear 1) dizziness 2) +/- hearing loss - usually not. Read more...
Pain. Pain is the primary symptom. Drainage from the ear can suggest an external infection. Read more...

What are the tests for ear infection?

Physical findings. The diagnosis of ear infection (or otitis media) requires the presence of ear pain (fussiness and/or crying in an infant), as well as abnormal otoscopic findings on examination of the ear. Ancillary tests can also be reduced movement of the eardrum with insufflation and abnormal tympanogram tracings. Read more...
Normally dont test. We normally don't test. You can determine an infection based on history and how the canal, and ear drum looks. Read more...