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Ear Infections

I had a terrible cold that lasted about two weeks, and my right ear is still clogged with congestion. I find that it gets worse throughout the day, and I get that "popping" feeling when I blow my nose. Should I be on antibiotics?

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2009: Treating ear infectionsupdated: Wed Nov 17 2010 10:04:00

Some doctors proceed with caution when treating ear infections. CNN's Judy Fortin reports.

How do I drain my ears?updated: Mon Sep 20 2010 09:52:00

After taking antibiotics for a sinus infection or ear infection, what is the best way to help encourage drainage of the middle ear or eustachian tube?

Town still choking on ashupdated: Mon Jul 13 2009 14:03:00

Months after the worst U.S. industrial spill, residents are reporting health problems. Dr. Sanjay Gupta investigates.

Months after ash spill, Tennessee town still chokingupdated: Mon Jul 13 2009 14:03:00

Pamela Hampton stands at the kitchen sink, her gaze trained out of the window of her family's small hillside home. The disaster site is not visible from where she stands, but she knows it is there, down the hill, around a short stretch of highway, less than a mile away.

CT scans reveal mummies' long-lost secretsupdated: Thu Jun 25 2009 13:15:00

A long line of hospital staff wraps around the corridor outside a small conference room in New York to catch a glimpse of the precious cargo.

But is it really an emergency? When to take a child to the ERupdated: Thu Apr 16 2009 16:55:00

Naomi Zikmund-Fisher says her son's life was saved by her maternal instincts -- and her son's flat ears.

ER and kids: Where to go?updated: Thu Apr 16 2009 16:55:00

How do you know if you should take your child to the ER? CNN's Elizabeth Cohen has tips.

CNNMoney: Vaccine could end children's ear infectionsupdated: Fri Mar 03 2006 08:22:00

GlaxoSmithKline Plc has developed a new vaccine that could help prevent ear infections, a widespread problem for children, according to a study published in the British medical journal Lancet.

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