How long does it take for a dog's ear infection to clear up?

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Your vet will likely also prescribe something for pain, generally Tramadol, or steroids to ease inflammation.

You may also have to clean your dog's ears, but usually after the first recheck, which is generally in five to seven days.

Uncomplicated cases can take about 10 to 30 days to resolve.

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Your vet will likely also prescribe something for pain, generally Tramadol, or steroids to ease inflammation.

You may also have to clean your dog's ears, but usually after the first recheck, which is generally in five to seven days.

Uncomplicated cases can take about 10 to 30 days to resolve.

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Infected pets remain contagious for about three weeks if aggressive treatment is used.

The ringworm will last longer and remain contagious for an extended period of time if only minimal measures are taken or if you are not faithful with the prescribed approach.

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In severe cases, your vet may prescribe oral antibiotics and anti-inflammatory medications. Most uncomplicated ear infections resolve within 1–2 weeks, once appropriate treatment begins. But severe infections or those due to underlying conditions may take months to resolve, or may become chronic problems.
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Recovery of Conjunctivitis in Dogs.

The recovery time is usually only days before some improvement is seen in the case of allergen or fungal infections, although some viral or bacterial infections do take up to three weeks to clear.

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The incubation period between exposure to ringworm fungus and the development of ringworm lesions usually ranges from seven to fourteen days; some cases may take up to 21 days before signs of infection develop.

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Treatment

  1. Eardrops. Medicated eardrops containing antibiotics, antifungals (to kill yeasts) and anti-inflammatories help to clear swelling and pain…
  2. Ear cleaning. It's important to keep the inside of your dog's ears clean while they heal…
  3. Anti-inflammatory pain relief…
  4. Antibiotic tablets…
  5. Treating the underlying cause.
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Treatment

  1. Eardrops. Medicated eardrops containing antibiotics, antifungals (to kill yeasts) and anti-inflammatories help to clear swelling and pain…
  2. Ear cleaning. It's important to keep the inside of your dog's ears clean while they heal
  3. Anti-inflammatory pain relief…
  4. Antibiotic tablets…
  5. Treating the underlying cause.
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