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Ear infection and travel by flight - 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 can i help you?
User :   hello my ear doctor said i had a minor ear infection tueday and since then i have been taking anti botics toimorrow i will be flying to XXXX there should be no probloem flying right?
Doctor :   May i know how long you will be flying?
User :   2 hours
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   What kind of infection do you have?
User :   ear infection he said a small infection
Doctor :   There should not be a problem flying.
User :   ok thats what i figured just wanted to make sure thank you so much for your help
Doctor :   Use cotton swabs and block the ears during flying.
Doctor :   Thanks for using health care magic
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