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Ear Infection Not Improving with Antibiotics
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smidget0192 posted:
Nine days ago, I was diagnosed with ototis media. I was given amoxicillin and prednisone. Two days later, I was still running a fever, and still in pain, so I went back. I was then taken off the amoxicillin and given a z pack instead. Two days ago, which made a week of constant plugged ears and ear aches, I was given prescription ear drops and a nasal spray. Now, it has been nine days total, and my ears are still hurting constantly and are still clogged up. Shouldn't I be better by now, given I was on antibiotics? What should the next step be?
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