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Otitis media caused due to improper medication - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hello
User :   Yes is there anything a doctor can do to prevent me from having ear infections often? I have Otitis media a month ago.. Now i have it again... I had that infection 4 times already.
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how can i help u?
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ok
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whats ur age/sex?
User :   male
User :   15
Doctor :  
ok
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how many times u had ear infection?
User :   about 4 times
User :   I had Otitis media last month
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ok
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do u have diabetes?
User :   no
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ok
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did u take any medication last time?
User :   yeah amoxillin and ciprodex drops
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ok
Doctor :   what did dr tell about otitits media is it bacterial or viral?
User :   bacteria
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ok
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then it is recurrence due to improper treatment
User :   i went to the doctor today and coudn't attend me until the 23 . i have left over Ciprodex drops im starting to use them again
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
for ho many days u used antibiotics?

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