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Treatment for ear sores - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How may i help you?
User :   Hello Doctor
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Proceed with query
User :   Wanted to clarify a problem that my 1.5 yrs of daughter is undergoing...
Doctor :   Ok
User :   she rubs her ears freaquently...
User :   we noticed some amount of discharge
Doctor :   Ok that is normal , we term it as repetitive behaviour
Doctor :   But the infection should be delt with
User :   it also smells bad doctor
Doctor :   Probably she has introduced some particle inside
User :   for the last 2 days, it is noticable
User :   like?
Doctor :   Its an Ear infection will require antibiotic drops
Doctor :   These repetitve behaviour should be delt with care
Doctor :   Once we make them avoid they tend to do it again so to be delt with extra care
Doctor :   Give her a token of appreciation if she avoids rubbing the ear
User : give u some background, since her birth she used to rub her ears whenever she urges for sleep
Doctor :   As far as Ear drops can start on Ciprofloxocin Ear drops thrice daily " drops
Doctor :   2 drops thrice daily, and i guess will require prescription for the same
User :   ok doctor. I'll try that.
User :   i hope it is pediatric medicine
Doctor :   That is what termed as repetitive behaviour it will automaticalyy subside as age progresses
Doctor :   Probably after three years she will let go the habit
Doctor :   Yes they are same for both
Doctor :   Its an Topical preperation only
Doctor :   But try the method suggested
User :   great.thanks doctor. by any chance any food that was introduced recently could have caused?
Doctor :   rather scolding or warning her give her a appreciation if she voids the habit
Doctor :   Probably dust woulg have caused
Doctor :   * would
Doctor :   They tend to play around in mud and other regions which by mistake is introduced
Doctor :   If infection remains uncontrolled she will require examination and ear drainage with water using a syringe
User :   probably yes. she just started playing in the apartment park. I'll try the drops..thanks again for the consultation
Doctor :   You are welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
User :   wlc.
Doctor :   iWishing her a speedy recovery
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   bye. she definitely needs.
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with?
User :   no doctor. the window got closed automatically. i just reopened.
Doctor :   Ok
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