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How common is a child with ear infection resistant to antibiotics?
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Dr. Neil Giddings
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Common
Many common bacteria dev elop resistance to commonly used antibiotics.
Sometimes a second course of a different antibiotic may be necessary, and it can takes several weeks or up to 2 months before fluid completely clears from behind a childs ear drum following an acute infection.

In brief: Common
Many common bacteria dev elop resistance to commonly used antibiotics.
Sometimes a second course of a different antibiotic may be necessary, and it can takes several weeks or up to 2 months before fluid completely clears from behind a childs ear drum following an acute infection.
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