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Baby has ear infection, please help

my baby is 9 month old and has ear infection from last 20 days. we used medication for 5 days (antibiotics and ear drops) and then used only ear drops for 10 then advised not to use any medicine and leave the ear dry for 15 days..the situation does not seem to improve.please help
Asked On : Fri, 3 Dec 2010
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Pediatrician 's  Response
hi all depends what kind of infection d child have. pus discharge needs high dose of antibiotic for 10 days. dry mopping. keep d ear dry...consult specialist
Answered: Thu, 7 Apr 2011
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  Anonymous's Response
My husband had ear infections and we spent over $300 in medications to get rid of it and nothing worked. It turns out it was some kind of candida infection from a local public swimming pool. We finally had a friend give us a mixture of 10 parts olive oil and 2 parts oil of oregano drops and used this. It cleared up within 2 days!!! You have to be careful not to burn the ear with too much oil of oregano but he used it 2-3 times a day for one week. He also ate garlic pills and oregano pills for one week and you need to drink lots. It worked and it was cheaper!
Answered: Sun, 6 Feb 2011
  User's Response
DONT GIVE YOUR BABY ANY OF THESE THINGS!!! These people are out if their minds. It's a baby and he's not even old enough to eat mashed potatoes much less garlic or oregano. Who the heck would put it in their ear. I don't have an answer for you except to keep taking him back to the doctor. It's alot of money but he's worth it. My son s suffering with one right now and it's been almost 5 days now and his fever just returned!! I'm not sure what to do:(
Answered: Mon, 7 Feb 2011
General & Family Physician Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani's  Response
Ear infection in young children are common.So there is no need to worry,after course of drugs still if the things does not seems to be fine,pl,visit your doctor again,anything only can be commented after examination only.Avoid instilling anything in ear without your doctor`s advise.make sure water does not inside ears while your give him a bath.
Answered: Mon, 7 Feb 2011
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