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my brother had a very swoolen infected ear above the ear lobe

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my brother had a very swoolen infected ear above the ear lobe for weeks and still skabby but healing but has lost hearing in the same ear he hasnt went to gp he thinks it will b ok soon but had swoolen badly infected ear for month and still after 3 wks has lost hearing in his ear he is 33 yrs old
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.

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he needs to see his GP right away.

Dr. David :

this is not a good thing to loose hearing

Dr. David :

he might need more than just amoxicillin.

Dr. David :

he could need antibiotic ear drops as well.

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is he having discharge from his ear?

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he could have an otitis externa or infection of the outer ear canal which will require antibiotic ear drops.

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hello?

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Customer:

sorry no discharge in ear but getting a sensation some what like if ur in the shower and u get water in your ear

Dr. David :

yes, that could be fluid in the inner ear

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he definitely needs to see his GP.

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how didhe get his amoxicillin?

Customer:

thank you so much for your help

Customer:

his amoxicillin was tablet form

Dr. David :

I see.

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he needs to see his GP and get his ears checked

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to make sure he doesn't have another infection in the ear canal.

Dr. David :

and make sure he is getting better.

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do you have other questions?

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the GP didn't give him the amoxicillin?

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how did he get his amoxicillin?

Customer:

no thank you very much i will pass on your information you were very helpful

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