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Question :
Posted On : 28 May 2020
i have a neonate with thick ear discharge , not feeding well. hopw long of systemic antibiotics required_?. should i do a LP
Expert Answer :
Ear discharge will stop on using nasal drops, no need for a LP.
Answer Discussion :
Theodore Netherland
if symptoms continue or get worse, systemic antibiotics are required for 10 days, lumbar puncture only if necessary,ear tube surgery can treat chronic ear infections,
4 years ago
Madalina Popescu
14 days
4 years ago
Doaa Omar
full sepsis work up including Lp for sure
start ampi genta pending blood cx

4 years ago

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