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A 48-year-old member asked:

How can i get relief for ear infection pain?

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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics 57 years experience
Earache: Any of the analgesics (acetaminophen, Ibuprofen or naproxen) can be taken orally. Your doctor can prescribe ear drops for pain. Warm commpress to the outer ear may help too.
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How can I get relief of an ear infection?

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Dr. Anifat Balogun
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Ear Infection relief: Whether it is an external or middle ear infection you can get pain relief by taking a medicine like tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen. The key to resolve the infection is antibiotic +/- antiinflammatory drops in the event of an external ear infection and possibly and oral antibiotic, in the vent of a middle ear infection.
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A 31-year-old member asked:

Can you have an ear infection without pain?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Yes: To have pain with an ear infection the infected material must build up pressure on the ear drum causing it to stretch or cause direct irritation to the drum itself. Some kids or adults will have an infection that doesn't do either.
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Last updated Jun 25, 2014

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