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Would you go back to GP today or wait til after the weekend?

(7 Posts)
Memoo Fri 19-Nov-10 11:46:30

Last Saturday night I had to go to the out of hours GP because of pain and discharge from my right ear. He said I had an ear infection and gave me some antibiotics.

My ear is a lot better thought still feels a bit blocked. Now my left eat has started hurting, and its really very painful! The whole of the left side of my face feels sore and numb.

I do still have 2 days left of antibiotics to take so do I just keep taking them in the hope they'll sort out my left ear too or should I go back to docs?

I think that if the antibiotics were working my left ear wouldn't have got so bad.

Would really welcome any advice

CarGirl Fri 19-Nov-10 11:47:43

I would go back now.......

poorbuthappy Fri 19-Nov-10 11:48:22

yep go bac k today

Lovemybrood Fri 19-Nov-10 11:49:34

I would try and get another appointment today if you can.

I too have suffered alot with my ears so can totally empathise. I know you have probably tried this, but, you can use a hot wheatbag/tea towel or hot water bottle placed against your ear to help alleviate the pain.

There is nothing worse than being ill over the weekend.

Memoo Fri 19-Nov-10 11:50:23

Thanks smile will phone up now. I do have a hot water bottle on the go.

CarGirl Fri 19-Nov-10 12:09:04

Take some strong painkillers too.

Memoo Fri 19-Nov-10 12:47:26

Managed to get an appointment this evening! very understand receptionis shock

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