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Do Earache, Cold And Fever Require Medical Attention?

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Posted on Fri, 10 Nov 2017
Question: I'm 66 years old I have cold like symptoms a temp of under 100 and a hearing loss and ache in my left ear should I go to the doctor?do I need antibiotics?this all started on Friday night
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Answered by Dr. Muthu Krishnan (15 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
you may need antibiotics.

Detailed Answer:
Hi.Welcome to healthcare magic.I have gone through your question.My opinion is that,you may need antibiotics for 5 days.The ear pain may be due to cold only.Kindly take analgesics to relieve from pain.
Always use hot water.
you can ask your doubts anytime.
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Do Earache, Cold And Fever Require Medical Attention?

Brief Answer: you may need antibiotics. Detailed Answer: Hi.Welcome to healthcare magic.I have gone through your question.My opinion is that,you may need antibiotics for 5 days.The ear pain may be due to cold only.Kindly take analgesics to relieve from pain. Always use hot water. you can ask your doubts anytime.