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bluesky Thu 03-Feb-05 10:01:37

Ds had a very bad ear infection, he was at home for 5 days, Dr gave him antibiotics on day 4. Went back to school, all fine. Finishing the antibiotics today (day 10) and he has woken with a bad ear.

Has this happened to anyone, should I go back to Dr?

WigWamBam Thu 03-Feb-05 10:04:01

I'd take him back to the doctors. If he needs further antibiotics you should try and do it without leaving a gap between the courses.

bluesky Thu 03-Feb-05 10:12:49

thanks wwb

WigWamBam Thu 03-Feb-05 10:18:18

Hope he feels better soon, bluesky.

Aimsmum Thu 03-Feb-05 10:19:35

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bluesky Thu 03-Feb-05 10:36:18

aimsmum, no fluid, just back to pain in the original ear, he had an ear infection in both. He has just turned 9.

My two are so rarely ill, I'm unsure as to what to do next, is it a good thing to have another bout of antibiotics?

Aimsmum Thu 03-Feb-05 10:48:26

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bluesky Thu 03-Feb-05 11:00:03

ow, your poor dd aimsmum, this mornings nurofen hasnt helped, have got an appt in an hour, so will see what Doc says. Thanks for your help.

Aimsmum Thu 03-Feb-05 11:08:37

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bluesky Thu 03-Feb-05 14:16:46

One ear completely free, glands fine after last week, but yes one ear is very bad. So we have new antibiotics, more of a general one this time. Fingers crossed.

Aimsmum Thu 03-Feb-05 14:54:00

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