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Running temperature, some dirt coming out of the ear in a liquid form but now dried, - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Practicing since : 2004
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User :   Hello Dr.
Doctor :   HI,
User :   Good Morning
Doctor :   Very Good Morning
User :   Dr. My Baby is 5 months and 3 weeks old, day before yesterday she had temprature and yesterday i could see soome drit like coming from her ear, today again morning i notice some liquid like that might have come from her ear and has dried
User :   could you please adivce
Doctor :   its common for a 5 month to get infected in the ear
Doctor :   And that has to be treated with antibiotic ear drops
Doctor :   do place a cotton ball at the ear opening which will soak the discharge
Doctor :   Do give her Syp Crocin 125mg about 5 ml twice daily for fever
Doctor :   But i would advice you to take her to a pediatrician to get her ear examined and confirm that its an infection and get her on suitable antibiotic drops
User :   sure Dr. Thank you so much
Doctor :   Some times there is a possibility where it could be a physiologic ( Normal ) discharge
User :   alright
Doctor :   Do not try any medications on your own without a pediatrician supervision
Doctor :   To prevent undue side effects of the medication on 5 month old baby
User :   certainly Dr. will follow the same
User :   i am taking her to the Dr
Doctor :   Is there anything I can help you with ?
User :   its been an excellent service and advice...thank alot and ton
User :   have a nice day and weekend
Doctor :   You are welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Take care,
User :   you too..bye
Doctor :   Wish your child a good health
Doctor :   Bye
User :   :-)
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