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What are the most common causes of Otitis Media?

2/3 viral (few respond to abtx)
1/3 Bacterial

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What is the most common bacterial cause of Otitis media?

Step Pneumo

3

What test will help you differentiate between Staph and Strep?

Catalase Test
Staph Cat+
Strep Cat-

4

What is the Tx of Strep Pneumo

Amoxicillin (G- focus with Residual G + activity)
(Amox/Clavulanate has high SA)

5

WHat is the Tx of Unresponsive Otitis media?

Amox/Clavulanate

6

What are Complications of Otitis media?

TM Perforation (Ear tubes are controlled rupture. Theraputic)
Tympanosclerosis
Cholestitoma (scar in search of a wound)
Mastoiditis

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What is a comon bacterial cause of Otitis externa?

Pseudomonas

8

What fungi causes septate hyphi on microscopic view?

Aspergillus

9

What is the the Tx of Otitis Externa?

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10

What is the most common cause of sinusitis?

NOT Bacterial!

11

WHat is the medical Tx of Sinusitis?

Amoxicillin
Decongestants (NO Anti-histamines, tend to slow down flow, make it worse)
Mucolytics

12

What are the complications of Bacterial Sinusitis?

Meningitis, etc###

13

What Is the most probable cause of Pharyngitis?

Mono (Epstein Barr Virus)

14

What is the treatment of Salmonella?

Supportive Care, Hydration.

15

What are the complications of chancroid?

Inguinal adenitis
etc...