Azithromycin is an antibiotic used to treat infections of the ear and throat, pneumonia, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and traveler's diarrhea. It works by preventing the bacteria from multiplying. Vomiting, stomach pain, and diarrhea are the common side effects of this medicine.

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How to care for my son suffering from ear infection with blisters in the eardrum?

Query: Hi doctor, My son suffers from an ear infection for two weeks. It causes pain to him. He does not have any weeping fluid and he is taking antibiotics. He does not have a fever and the eardrum appears to be in turquoise color with blisters. It seems to be pulsating. We went to the hospital three tim...  Read Full »

Dr. Mohammed Osama Aboborda

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your photos seem to be hazy (attachment removed to protect patient identity). But it is fine. I can see some accumulation of fluids behind the eardrum. Please mention the antibiotics and analgesics taken. As he is an epileptic patient, there are some prohibited drugs fo...  Read Full »

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