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How is hydrocortisone and acetic acid available?

Hydrocortisone and acetic acid are available only by prescription in a solution form. The combination of medicines will help keep an ear infection from spreading and relieve the redness and swelling. In most cases, the combination is necessary to treat more serious ear infections. If you have questions about the benefits from using a combination of drugs to treat your ear infection, talk with your doctor or pharmacist.

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