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Antibiotic Gel Improves Otitis Media Treatment

Persistent and recurring middle-ear infections in toddlers are a nightmare for children and parents and the #1 reason antibiotics are prescribed for children. Though oral antibiotics are an effective treatment, administration and side-effects pose additional challenges. The team at Boston Children’s Hospital has developed a penetrating gel that is used directly in the ear canal as a one-time antibiotic treatment. Still in development, testing shows remarkable results. Click here to learn more.