|Tender Swelling behind the ear||Mastoiditis||
Give first dose of IV antibiotic|
Give paracetamol for pain relief
Refer urgently to ENT Surgeon.
|Pus is seen draining from the Earn and discharge is reported for < 14 days OR Ear pain||Acute Ear Infection(ASOM)||
Give Amoxycillin for 10 days |
or Cotrimoxazole 8 mg/kg of TM in 2 div doses Give paracetamol for relief of pain Dry ear by wicking Follow up after 5 days
|Pus is seen draining from the Earn and discharge is reported for < 14 days||Chronic ear infection (CSOM)||Dry the ear by wicking* Send an ear swab for culture and sensitivity Give antibiotics as per sensitivity pattern for 10 days ENT evaluation|
No ear pain and no
pus seen draining
from the ear
|No ear infection||No additional treatment.|
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