Posted by missinglynxx on February 3, 2003, at 15:12:21
In reply to Re: Off topic and disgusting: Ear problems » Dinah, posted by IsoM on February 3, 2003, at 12:19:39
> Dinah, all that moisture & plugged canal sounds like a prime breeding ground for bacteria. Even if an infection isn't the primary diagnosis, are you sure there's no infection starting now?
> Your doctor saying there's nothing to be done sounds a little fishy to me. There's always something that can be done - maybe not to "cure" but to alleviate the problem.
> I have sensitive ears. Whenever I've had my ear bothering me, I've laid down & put some peroxide in the canal. It'll fizzle & bubble, making terrible sounds (because it's so close), but it does disinfect your canal. Another idea - how about tree tea oil? It can be used straight.
> I'd really want to get another doctor's opinion. Have you eczema any where else? If you don't, having it only in one ear canal sounds strange & possibly incorrect.
I totally agree with you.. She needs a NEW MD and possibly topical or systemic antibiotics for a week? why did her MD say nothing could be done.? They went to medical School for 4 years +
Plus It could be fungal, so a cream (Prescription) would work well! some things are fungal skin infections.e tc e tc et c