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Oral Antibiotics for Ear Infections (AAO-HNSF)

Campaign Series: Choosing Wisely
Medical Category: Drugs
Article Type: Advice
Language: Plain English, Spanish
Affiliation: American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation
Format: PDF
Most recent update: 11/07/2022
Sometimes antibiotic eardrops are safer and more effective than oral antibiotics. This is particularly true for people with Swimmer's Ear and for children with tubes in their ear.