Ear Infection

The ear infection can affect the outer, middle, or inner ear leading to ear pain, discharge, blocked ears, tinnitus, the fullness of ears, improper hearing, etc. Recurring ear infections can lead to mild hearing loss. Antibiotic ear drops are used for their treatment. Sometimes eardrop with added local anesthesia solution might be required to relieve the pain.

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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 icliniq.com. 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 »

Can sloughing in ear be painful?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having issues with hearing, pain, pressure, and sensitivity to noise. Can slough in ear be painful? I am currently using Topamax, Allegra D, Baby Aspirin, Tylenol, Aleve, and Ibuprofen.  Read Full »

Dr. Mohammed Osama Aboborda

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sorry, I need more details but I will comment on the pictures as clear as possible. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The first picture shows a lot of shaded superficial layers of the skin. This can be painful. This may be a dermatological disease lik...  Read Full »

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