1Liquid medication to be applied in small amounts to the ear.
- The addition of steroids to the ear drops may decrease the inflammation and edema of the canal and resolve symptoms more quickly, but not all studies have shown a benefit.
- A large increase in fungal and resistant staphylococcal infections was noted in children who had been treated with antibiotic ear drops.
- Although surgery is often necessary, antibiotic ear drops are frequently prescribed to control the discharge that patients may have with this condition.
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