What are my treatment options for bacterial ear infections?

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The type of treatment for bacterial eye infections is dependent on the type of infection you have. Common treatment options for bacterial eye infections include using eye drops, applying ointments in the eye, or taking antibiotics (either as eye drops or ointment). If you are experiencing swelling or drainage, your doctor may also recommend a compress to decrease or relieve these symptoms.

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Ear Disorders

Ear Disorders

Your ear is a complex organ composed of the outer, middle and inner ear (as well as fluid). Any disorder involving your ear -- ear infections, tinnitus, Meniere's disease -- can affect either your hearing or your balance. Treatmen...

t options for ear disorders vary based on the type of disorder you have.
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