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This is Dr. David
pills were probably diflucan or fluconizole
he needs to go back to the ER and ask to see an ENT doctor
he needs the pus from his ears cultured to see what bacteria is growing
some infections can be resistant to certain antibiotics such as bactim
he might need cipro otic ear drops to kill bacteria in his ear canal
he needs to avoid getting water in his ears when he showers.
has he seen an ENT specialist yet?
it doesn't sound like he has had an ear culture performed yet. he might have to seen an infectious disease doctor.
let me know if you have questions.