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I've just been diagnosed with tonsillitis and there are blisters

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I've just been diagnosed with tonsillitis and there are blisters in my ears making me hearing impaired. What can I do to restore my hearing?
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Customer: Okay, I'm a liver transplant recipient and have been taking immuno suppressive medication all my life. I caught this virus a week ago and have been taking azithromycin for it for the past 3 days. My hearing hasn't been the same since 5 days ago
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Customer: I think that's pretty much it
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Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 7 months ago.
Hi there,This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist. I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.Blisters in the ear suggests viral infection like shingles for example.Azithromycin will not help.You will need a valacyclovir 1 gram 3 times daily to treat the viral infection a week.That will improve your hearing gradually over time.Please discuss with your specialist soon.Best wishes,It was my pleasure to help you today.If I have answered all your questions, Please rate my response Excellent (click on the 5th star).Please bookmark my profile for fast, reliable and authentic answers!This is the link to my profile:http://www.justanswer.com/medical/expert-mysticdoc/