a 5 year old child who has no previous history of otitis course hero

by Grace Farrell 10 min read

What is the treatment for otitis media in children?

infection. Antifungal ear drops are used to treat acute OE but not as a preventive measure. A 6-year-old child has otitis media and is being treated with amoxicillin [Amoxil] and ibuprofen [Motrin]. The child's parent calls the nurse to report that the child's pain is not relieved with the ibuprofen.

Can a 6-year-old take ibuprofen for otitis media?

A 6-year-old child has otitis media and is being treated with amoxicillin [Amoxil] and ibuprofen [Motrin]. The child's parent calls the nurse to report that the child's pain is not relieved with the ibuprofen.

When to refer a child to an ear specialist for AOM?

Referral to an ear, nose, and throat (ENT) specialist is not recommended unless the child has recurrent AOM or if treatments repeatedly fail. A 12-month-old child attends day care and is seen in a clinic for a second middle ear infection since age 8 months.

Can a 3-year-old get an antibiotic for an ear infection?

A provider has told a parent that a 3-year-old child has a minor ear infection and that an antibiotic would be prescribed in a couple of days if the child's symptoms worsened.