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Recently diagnosed with an ear infection. Suggest precautions?

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Recently diagnosed with an ear infection?
Posted Sun, 4 Aug 2013 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Answered by Dr. Sumit Bhatti 40 minutes later

Thank you for your query.

1. I will be able to help you better if you can provide the following details.
a. Is this ear infection on one side or both?
b. Have your ears drums been examined? Are they intact?
c. Is there any ear discharge? If so, what are the characteristics?
d. Is there any sign of fungal infection?
e. Is there any pain, decreased hearing or itching?
f. Is there any vertigo, Tinnitus or other symptoms?
g. Did you have a recent cold, nasal problems or fever?

2. Most ear infections can be effectively treated by an ENT Specialist. There is no cause for worry.

I hope that I have answered your query. If you have any further questions, I will be available to answer them.

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