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My daughter has an ear infection and lump behind her ear on

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My daughter has an ear infection and lump behind her ear on the bone...she has finished a course of antibiotics but the lump is still there
JA: How long have you had the lump? Is it hard or soft?
Customer: Hard
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: No that's all

Hello. This is Dr Geyik and I will be assisting you today.

Customer: replied 19 days ago.
Hi there

Can I ask when she finished the course of antibiotics?
Also does she have any other symptoms at the moment?

Customer: replied 19 days ago.
She was given them on Saturday and finished yesterday...Augmentin

Has the lump gone down at all with the antibiotics?

Customer: replied 19 days ago.
She seems OK in temp
Customer: replied 19 days ago.
Only slightly

This is a strong antibiotic and should cover a lot of infections. I think the lump might just be an enlarged lymph gland and this is common with any infection. It may still be present for some time but it is not dangerous.

I am sure the lump will settle down by next week or so. As long as she is well in herself, I am not too worried.

Customer: replied 19 days ago.
It's quite hard and on the bone - should I take her to get it looked at as we are in France and can't get to see a GP
Customer: replied 19 days ago.
Or just keep an eye on it?

As long as she is well in herself you can just keep an eye on her for how. But, if she develops any new symptoms, you can contact us or a doctor in France.

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Customer: replied 19 days ago.
Ok, thank you so much for your help

You are welcome