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Causes of otitis media - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
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how can i help you?
User :   Hello i have recently ear infections. Otits media.. when ever i go doctor says i have bacteria in ear. He gives me CIPRODEX ear drops and Amoxillin capsules. But i went to the dentist today. He said i have one cavity in each molar. You think that's why i been getting ear infection. Because bacteria goes into my molars ? But The dentist covered the molars up already (: Doctor :  
shall take few min to read
Doctor :   are the cavity in the teeth causing any symptoms?
User :   no nothing
Doctor :   ya the infection of throat might climb up to middle ear
Doctor :  
through a connection in the throat to the middle ear
Doctor :  
it is not only the dental caviy
Doctor :  
even the infection of the throat can cause the middle ear infection

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