Ear Infection Problems Related Articles & Blog Posts

  • Antihistamines and Ear Infections

    Antihistamines and Ear Infections

    Almost one in five clinicians will give a child an antihistamine or an antihistamine-containing cold medicine to give added relief to children with ear infections. Even when they don’t, parents will often pick up an over-the-counter product on their own. Their use seems to be rising, as antibiotic use is falling.

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  • The Tubes Are In -- Now What?

    The Tubes Are In — Now What?

    The American Academy of Pediatrics established in 2002 five guidelines for the care of children who have tympanostomy tubes. The first guideline calls for a follow-up visit within the first month after surgery to ensure that the tubes are open and functioning, to answer questions, and to agree on a plan for any new ear […]

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  • Long-Term Effects of Middle Ear Fluid

    Long-Term Effects of Middle Ear Fluid

    Dr. Greene, my son recently saw an ENT specialist because of mouth breathing, snoring and enlarged adenoids. While checking my son’s ears, he commented on fluid in his left ear, which he estimated might have been there for some…

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  • Fast Facts about Septra

    Fast Facts about Septra

    Septra and Bactrim are both brand names for a combination antibiotic called trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole.

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