Tag Archives: Ear

Pediatrics Group Issues New Ear Infection Guidelines

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By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 25 (HealthDay News) — The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued new guidelines for identifying and treating a common childhood ailment that can cause a lot of misery — the ear infection. In the guidelines released Monday, the pediatrics group more clearly defines the …

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Prescription Eardrops Seem Best for Kids With Recurrent Ear Infection: Study

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By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) — An eardrop that combines antibiotics and steroids might be the best ear infection treatment for children who already have ear tubes because of recurrent infections, a new study finds. New research compared the eardrop treatment to oral antibiotics and …

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Avoid Antibiotics in Pill Form for ‘Swimmer’s Ear,’ New Guidelines Say

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MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Anyone who’s ever contracted “swimmer’s ear” knows how painful the infection can be. Now, updated expert guidelines stress that the condition is best managed by antibiotics or antibacterials given as eardrops rather than by antibiotics in pill form. The panel at the American …

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