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4 year old having ear infection with blisters and bulging membrane

My 4 yr old son was diagnosed with an ear infection last week, today I brought him for a follow up and the ear was worse and had blisters and a buldging membrane. He has previously had tubes in (which this ear fell out 2yrs ago), the other ear still has the original tube in 3yrs later.
Asked On : Thu, 3 Mar 2011
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ENT Specialist 's  Response

This condition is called otitis externa (infection of the external ear) with infection of the middle ear also . Your child requires antibiotics, pain killers and local antibiotic application. Avoid water into the ear. Consult a good ENT specialist, any more doubts you are welcome.

Dr. Naveen Kumar
Answered: Thu, 3 Mar 2011
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