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Dr. RK
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Category: Medical
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Experience:  M.B.B.S. , over 7 years of experience in the field of Medical practice
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I have a seven year old child complaining that her ear

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I have a seven year old child complaining that her ear hurts
JA: Do you keep personal medical records to help track this?
Customer: she is a child that just came into my care and I do not have that information
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: She is crying and cannot sleep because she says her ear hurts
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. RK replied 4 months ago.

Dear customer,

did she had recent cold?

Did you give her any drug yet or consulted a doctor yet?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
I gave her a baby aspirin
Expert:  Dr. RK replied 4 months ago.

Dear customer,

The pain in ear may be the part/sequelae of acute/chronic upper respiratory tract infection.Sometimes the otitis media that is infection of the middle ear is also associated with such symptoms.

The treatment is use of antibiotic drug like augmentin for 7-10 days duration along with otc pain killers like motrin, advil to decrease the pain and inflammation.You have to consult a doctor for these prescription antibiotics.The ear drops containing antibiotics is used in some cases associated with ear discharge.

Let me know if you need any more info.

Thank you!