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home remedies for cauliflower ear

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not yet : A cauliflower ear is something that happens a long time after an injury in which the ear develops something called a hematoma. When traumatized the ex ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Trauma un treated: A cauliflower ear is something that happens a long time after an injury in which the ear develops something called a hematoma. When traumatized the ex ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Beat-up ear: Cauliflower ear is a descriptive way to talk about an ear that is be traumatized to the point where it looks like a cauliflower, sometimes permanently ... Read More
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Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Fix it quickly!: When the injury happens, get seen by and ENT or facial plastic surgeon asap. Prompt intervention will help minimize long term sequelae. Cauliflower ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends: There are several types of ear infections. Inner, middle , and external or outer. You need to be specific when asking a question. The typical swimmer' ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Blank
30 years experience Anesthesiology
Otitis media : There are old gramma recipes of scotch and warming ear. The best is antibiotics and some type antihistamine anti allergy med to reduce ear tube swell ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott J. Wolfson
21 years experience Pediatrics
If it works, great: Warm compresses to the ear can help open channels for flow from the middle ear. Warmed olive oil into the ear has also been used. If this is an extern ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Although acute swimmers ear may need antibiotic drops, it may be prevented by making sure ears are kept dry, isopropyl alcohol drops after water conta ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not usually: Home remedies deal indirectly with your immune system. You need either surgical drainage or the instillation of antibiotics to address an ear infectio ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Warm oil: Warm oil may soothe the pain, or a heating pad or hot soaks to the side of the face. The question you should be asking is why are you having ear ache ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
NO: There are no proven home remedies that cure middle ear infections. Remember studies properly done using comparison groups demonstrate ear infections m ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prabu Raman
37 years experience Dentistry
Teeth clenching??: One of the reasons for tinnitus - ringing in the ears - is teeth clenching. Trigeminal nerve that controls jaw closing muscles also has a branch that ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
NO: There are no proven home remedies that cure middle ear infections. Remember studies properly done using comparison groups demonstrate ear infections m ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Why home remedy?: Why a home remedy? If you don't know how to cure this pain, you most likely are unsure of the actual cause. Suggest you see an ENT to diagnose the cau ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Why home remedy?: Why a home remedy? If you don't know how to cure this pain, you most likely are unsure of the actual cause. Suggest you see an ENT to diagnose the cau ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Why home remedy?: Why a home remedy? If you don't know how to cure this pain, you most likely are unsure of the actual cause. Suggest you see an ENT to diagnose the cau ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Otitis externa: Avoid any further trauma to the ear. Do not attempt to remove visible debris or drainage from the ear stop swimming or exposure to water until the ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Sometimes: You can try a vaporizer, chicken broth or even an over-the-counter decongestant.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Oily garlic: Take 1 tsf mutard oil heat along with crushed 2 garlic when warm warm , put 4 dros in ear.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
47 years experience Pediatrics
Earache : earache can be due an ear infection in the middle ear or external auditory canal or can be referred from the throat or teeth. You can try to ease th ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Eval: If you have a true infection and not just sinus pain - it is important that you seek medical treatment. Home remedies will not substitute for antibio ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Ibuprofen: If you have swimmer's ear that is an infection of the ear canal and is going to require antibiotic treatment. In the meantime take ibuprofen for pain ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sinus treatment: Use nasal saline in any form--saline irrigation is the best, but a nettie pot can be helpful, too. Sometimes it is all you need, especially if you ca ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
29 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Improve drainage: Decongestants can be helpful, but rinsing the nose with salt water can be even more helpful. There are low-volume sprays available in the drug store s ... Read More
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