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Diagnosing an Ear Infection - Ear Infection Info

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  • Diagnosing an Ear Infection
    A doctor diagnosing an ear infection may look in the patient's ear to see if there is any inflammation. This eMedTV Web page describes the steps involved in an ear infection diagnosis, which may include tympanometry and other tests.
  • Diagnosing Vestibular Schwannoma
    Diagnosing vestibular schwannoma may involve a physical exam, hearing tests, CT scans, and MRIs. This eMedTV resource describes the steps involved in diagnosing vestibular schwannoma and explains why the tumor can be difficult to diagnose.
  • Dosing for Ciprodex Drops
    The standard Ciprodex dosing amount is four drops into the infected ear twice daily for seven days. This eMedTV Web selection explains how this dosage is the same for everyone and discusses some important guidelines for using these drops.
  • Drug Interactions With Meclizine
    Alcohol, anticholinergic drugs, and pramlintide medications may cause negative meclizine drug interactions. This eMedTV segment lists other medicines that may interfere with meclizine and describes the potential effects of these drug interactions.
  • Drug Interactions With Scopolamine Patch
    Atropine, Aricept, Detrol and other drugs may interact with the scopolamine patch. This eMedTV page lists other medications that may cause problems when used in combination with this medicated patch and explains the potential results of these reactions.
  • Ear Infection
    An ear infection is typically caused by bacteria or a virus and most often affects young children. This eMedTV article offers an overview of the most common type of ear infection (otitis media), including information about its symptoms and treatment.
  • Ear Infection and Hearing Loss
    As this eMedTV segment explains, hearing loss due to an ear infection is usually temporary; however, if left untreated, an ear infection may lead to permanent hearing impairment. This article takes a closer look at this topic.
  • Ear Infection Ciprodex
    This selection from the eMedTV Web library talks about using Ciprodex to treat ear infections. This article describes what type of ear infections can be treated with the medication and provides a link to more detailed information on its uses.
  • Ear Infection Floxin
    This selection from the eMedTV Web library talks about using Floxin Otic to treat ear infections. This article describes what type of ear infections can be treated with the medication and provides a link to more detailed information on its uses.
  • Ear Infection Info
    Looking for info on ear infections? This eMedTV article can help. It gives a brief overview of what causes them, common symptoms, treatment options, and more. A link to more detailed information is also included.
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