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Ive got an ear infection Ive been given antibiotic drops

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I've got an ear infection I've been given antibiotic drops for it but now the left side of my face is giving me loads of pain and I've started been sick I'm unable to sleep and I've toke loads of painkillers that I'm scared to take anymore Incase I OD what is the best thing to do I'm at a total loss
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.

Dr. Phil, MD :

Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

Dr. Phil, MD :

please enter chat

Dr. Phil, MD :

Hi I'm Dr. Phil

Dr. Phil, MD :

Can I ask your first name?

Customer: Hello I'm Stephanie
Dr. Phil, MD :

Hi Stephanie.

Dr. Phil, MD :

Nice to meet you

Dr. Phil, MD :

This is likely a bacterial infection that has spread outside the ear.

Customer: You too
Dr. Phil, MD :

You need oral antibiotics at this point

Dr. Phil, MD :

The drops won't take care of it

Customer: Okay is there anything I can do in the mean time to try and help until I get to see my doctor
Dr. Phil, MD :

you are already doing everything except a hot compress on the area

Dr. Phil, MD :

That might help

Dr. Phil, MD :

you need to see a doctor right away though

Dr. Phil, MD :

like within the next 12 hours

Customer: I'll go first thing in the morning and thank you for taking the time to help me
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