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My friend has an ear infection but she lives in the usa and

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My friend has an ear infection but she lives in the usa and has NO health insurance and cant afford a doctors attention. What is the worse that can happen to an unattended ear infection. Any natural remedies or self tartlet options?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Ken replied 2 years ago.
Hello,
I am Dr Ken and I will be helping you today.
Ear infection would need antibiotic course to heal.
As of now following measures would help- Warm compress/ Motrin and Benadryl would reduce inflammation and allergy components. Steam inhalation and warm water gargles {with pinch of salt} would help too. Chicken soup should help too.
The infection would generally heal as our immunity would overpower it. Antibiotics if administered accelerate the process.
Wish your friend well.
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