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Get Ear Infection Treatment Online

With our same day ear infection treatment service you can meet with a top online doctor, get diagnosed and receive the treatment you need. Our doctors can determine if you’ve got an ear infection and what kind. If you have a viral infection it will likely go away on its own in a few days, but a doctor can give you tips for pain management, and tell you what symptoms may indicate a more serious infection. If you have a bacterial ear infection that is safe to treat online a doctor can prescribe antibiotics.

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Symptoms of an Ear Infection

The symptoms of ear infection in adults are:

  • Sharp and sudden pains in the ear or dull and continuous pains in the ear
  • A sharp stabbing pain with immediate warm discharge from the ear canal
  • Feeling like your ear is clogged
  • Nausea
  • Reduced hearing

In children, ear infection symptoms are:

  • Constant pulling, tugging, or scratching the ears
  • Consistently poor sleep
  • Regular fever of 100F or over
  • Difficulty responding to sounds, constant restlessness, constant poor appetite
  • Ear drainage
  • Increased irritability, headaches, crying at night when lying down

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Ear Infection Prescriptions With PlushCare

If you need a prescription to treat your ear infection a PlushCare doctor can provide you with one. Our doctors can electronically send prescriptions to any pharmacy in any state. Before writing a prescription the doctor will hear your symptoms and medical history. They will also ask about your health such as if you’ve recently had a cold so they can give you a proper diagnosis and treatment plan. For those with a bacterial ear infection antibiotics can be prescribed


Common oral antibiotics for ear infection include: Amoxicillin, Keflex, Augmentin, Bactrim

Common antibiotic ear drop prescriptions are: ofloxacin (Floxin Otic), ciprofloxacin-dexamethasone (Ciprodex)

Treatment Options

Treating an Ear Infection

Ear infection treatment varies depending on the cause and location of infection. Some treatment options involve pain management such as Tylenol or ibuprofen while others require prescription medication such as antibiotics. The most important part of ear infection treatment is knowing when to get it. Here’s how to tell if you have an ear infection:

  • Symptoms last for more than 2 days
  • Symptoms are present in a child less than 6 months of age
  • Ear pain is severe and getting worse
  • You or your infant or toddler is sleepless or irritable after a cold or other upper respiratory infection
  • You observe a discharge of fluid, pus or bloody discharge from the ear
  • You or your child develops stiff neck, a condition where one cannot move their neck due to sharp neck and back pain

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1. Schedule an appointment from your phone

2. Speak with a doctor for 15 minutes

3. Pick up your prescription from a pharmacy near you

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