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Aside from going to the doctors, what can I do for an ear infection?

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. James DuRant
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends

If there is no pain then you can wait it out for 2 or 3 days.
If there is pus behind the ear drum or pain then an antibiotic will be needed to attack the infection.

In brief: Depends

If there is no pain then you can wait it out for 2 or 3 days.
If there is pus behind the ear drum or pain then an antibiotic will be needed to attack the infection.
Dr. James DuRant
Dr. James DuRant
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Rx the pain now

I would do what you can to deal with the discomfort now.
Ibuprofen & laying with a heating pad on that side of the head can help. Tomorrow try to get in with your pcp or an urgent care center.

In brief: Rx the pain now

I would do what you can to deal with the discomfort now.
Ibuprofen & laying with a heating pad on that side of the head can help. Tomorrow try to get in with your pcp or an urgent care center.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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