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Antibiotics after removal of cyst during pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
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How can I help you?
User :   I have an outer ear infection that I've had for a month and I'm pregnant
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User :   Today was the second time I've been to the ENT and he drained a cyst in there twice now
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User :   he prescribed me an antiobotic/steroid ear drop
User :   Is that safe during pregnancy?
User :   ciprodex otic drops
Doctor :  
Yes drops are safer
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as it acts locally
User :   Last monday the doc told me to take it for 7 days, today I went back they drained the cyst again packed it with cotton and told me to take it for another 7 days
Doctor :  
but dont use more than precribed
User :   Is that oever doing it with these drops..or are they safe?
Doctor :   WHen it is required it is good
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then the risks
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without taking it
User :   After this infection got pretty bad I got a swollen bump under the tragus
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User :   My doctor said its a swollen lymph node but after looking on the internet it says stuff like it might be an infected gland
Doctor :  
yes both are located near the place you described

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and more over gland raises the ear lobule
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