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my dogs ear is leaking a clear fluid and she keeps

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my dog's ear is leaking a clear fluid and she keeps scratching it. i have been giving her left over antib.500mg 2 times a day for the past week. what else can i do. can i use warm papertowels a wash her ear out?
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Lori replied 10 years ago.

Oral antibiotics don't always work with ear infections. Your vet may need to prescribe an ear drop such as Baytril Otic or Otomax in order to clear this up. I would stop the oral antibiotics until such time you can talk with your vet and take your dog in so he/she can determine exactly what is causing the drainage and give you the proper medication to clear it up.

Please let me know if I can help further.