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Had Otomycosis. Treated with Augmentin DUO. Have acidity and mouth ulcers. Reason?

I had Otomycosis , which was treated with Augmentin DUO for 5 days and Clotrin ear drops.After 7 days the ear was cleaned with vaccum. Now that the external ear is a clear, a fluid is noticed behind the ear drum. Impedence test shows B-type C Please advise... Please note that I usually DONOT like to take antibiotics / steroids / strong drugs (unless very necessary) - I had antibiotics last week after March 2003. I usually get stomach loose, acidic and mouth ulcers .
Asked On : Thu, 31 Jan 2013
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Hi sanjay,

A you told that the diagnosis for your condition is otomycosis, if this is sure and sugested by your doctor than it is a type of fungal infection and treament required in this condition is mainly antifungal drugs. The Augmentin DUO is typical antibacterial in nature and if bacterial ifection is not suspected than it is not required at all. The clotrin ear drop would be sufficient for the condition along with ear cleaning.
Now it is important to understant that you have to take some medication when required to treat you and if that is causing any side effect than you have to inform your prescribing doctor regaring that side effects, so that he/she can prescribe the appropriate medication to prevent the side effects also.

Thanks and take care.
Answered: Fri, 1 Feb 2013
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