The inflammation can be decreased with the help of steroids. Only your doctor can prescribe those if he or she deems them fit for you and necessary for the situation. The decrease in inflammation is important and the symptoms related to the infection can also lessen with a reduced inflammation. Only take these if the doctor has prescribed them and never try to use them on your own.
Having an aggressive antibiotic therapy can be very useful in managing Petrositis. The medications will remove the pathogens which are the cause of the infection in the first place. The therapy will help in eliminating various symptoms related to the infection.
One can facilitate the drainage of fluids with the help of the transmastoid procedure. It helps in getting your hearing into a good condition. Very little risk is posed to the facial nerve during the procedure. Three surgical approaches can be adopted for this procedure to be done. As there is only a limited exposure in this procedure, the affected area cannot be removed altogether.
If the various treatments and procedures are unable to bear fruit, surgery may be the option to get rid of the issue altogether. The surgery is done under certain circumstances particularly when there is an accumulation of pus in the allied areas. Also, suitable candidates include those who are having serious complications of the cranial nerves and vascular vessels and patients with venous sinus thrombosis.