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Child with ear pain, no discharge. Prescribed with otogestic, ibrufin, clamp. What is the reason? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 05-Jun-2013
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User:hi
Doctor:Hi
Doctor:How are you?
User:can i speak to ent
User:its related with ear problem
Doctor:I am a general physician and I am sure I'll be able to help
User:ok
Doctor:If I think that you need a specialist's opinion
Doctor:I'll discuss your problem with an ENT and get back to you
User:actually my daughter is 6 month old only
User:she is having ear pain from 10 days
Doctor:ok
User:earlier i showd it to peadritics
Doctor:does she have any kind of discharge or anything from the ear?
Doctor:ok
User:he prescribed otogestic ,ibrufin,clamp
User:for 5 days
User:no discharge is there
Doctor:ok
User:still she is not getting any relief
Doctor:what we need to do is XXXXXXX
Doctor:is get her examined by an ENT surgeon
Doctor:she would need aantibiotics
Doctor:drops and perhaps by mouth also
Doctor:we need to rule out an infection of the middle ear
Doctor:any of the drugs that you have mentioned
Doctor:do not have an antibiotic
Doctor:that is why your daughter is not getting better
Doctor:These infections are quite common in children
User:whenever we touch ear her expression ofedet chang the face g
User:ed of the ear chang
Doctor:I understand
Doctor:This condition is very painful
Doctor:but we simply cannot make a diagnosis without a examination
User:antibiotic is there
User:clamp
User:is an anti biotic
User:wah this infection called?
Doctor:Yes
Doctor:but it may not always work
Doctor:its called otitis media
User:that is given earliar
Doctor:actually XXXXXXX
User:ya
Doctor:what happens is
Doctor:the treatment is mainly with a different group of drugs
Doctor:called macrolides or cephalosporins
Doctor:this drug does not fall into those classes
User:ok
User:can u explain this disease
Doctor:Yes
Doctor:what happens is that the ear, nose and throat are
Doctor:interconnected
Doctor:whenever there is an infection in the throat/nose
Doctor:it can travel to the ears
User:how long this disease take XXXXXXX to recover
Doctor:with the right treatment
Doctor:1 week
Doctor:in the ears, the bacteria multiply and there is a lot of fluid
User:but there is no infection in throat or nose
Doctor:it can be asymptomatic
User:no fluid is also therw
Doctor:inside the ear XXXXXXX
Doctor:Behind the ear drum
User:no
Doctor:you will not be able to see it
User:no
Doctor:Can I call you
Doctor:I am unable to explain this to you like this
Doctor:It'll become simpler
User:oh
User:should i show her to some ent
Doctor:Yes
User:ok
Doctor:Thats why a detailed examination is needed
Doctor:We have instruments through which we can see the ear drum
User:ok
User:thanks
User:a lot
Doctor:Do you follow?
User:are u in bang
Doctor:yes
User:ok]where
Doctor:I dont practice here
Doctor:I live in koramangala
Doctor:are you there?
Doctor:hi
User:ok
Doctor:This is Dr XXXXXXX
User:thanks a lot
Doctor:is there anything else I can help with
User:there is anything serious
User:mam
Doctor:It needs to be treated XXXXXXX
Doctor:and the sooner the better
User:ya
Doctor:dont take a chance with small children
User:ok
Doctor:take her today
User:ok
Doctor:Is there any other concern I can address
User:which ent should i show
Doctor:where do you stay
User:in hsr
Doctor:Let me find a good ENT for you
Doctor:and get back to you
User:ok
Doctor:You can take her to Dr Kumaresh Krishnamoorthy
Doctor:He is in Apollo
Doctor:He's good
Doctor:Are you there?
Doctor:Hi
Doctor:This is Dr XXXXXXX
User:ok
Doctor:Anything else I can help you with?
User:he sits in apollo koramangla
Doctor:no
Doctor:bannerghata
User:ok
Doctor:I have told my customer care team to find someone in HSR
User:thanks
Doctor:they'll get back to you
User:a ;lot
User:no need
User:i will go in bannergatta
Doctor:ok
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Doctor:This is the link
User:thanks docter
Doctor:You can look it up
Doctor:It has his details
User:ok
User:thanks alot doctor
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
Doctor:HAve a good day ahead
User:bye :)
Doctor:bye
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