Rated 4.714285714285714/5 based on 5 votes

Top
10
Doctor insights on: Auro Earache Relief Ear Drops

Share
1

1
Have had chronic earache for 3 days and ear drops not working. The pain is unbearable and I have been taking painkillers every 2 hours to help ease it?

Have had chronic earache for 3 days and ear drops not working. The pain is unbearable and I have been taking painkillers every 2 hours to help ease it?

Ear infection: If you have not been using qtips in your ear for wax removal it is a middle ear infection with pressure building up. You need to see pcp as an emergency visit now. If you have been cleaning , you may have caused an infection in canal and may have left part of the qtip in your canal and started a severe infection which now involves drum and middle ear like i saw about 6 wks ago! get to pcp now! ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. M. Jay Petruska
891 doctors shared insights

Earache (Definition)

An earache can be a sharp, dull, or burning pain in one or both ears. The pain may ...Read more

Dr. Cindy Juster
Board Certified
30 years in practice
2.0M people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
2

2
Went to doctor for a earache gave me ear drops but nothing for the pain what can I take?

Went to doctor for a earache gave me ear drops but nothing for the pain what can I take?

Benadryl: For my patients I have them take Benadryl. That takes the swelling down it is the swelling that makes the pain ...Read more

Dr. Cindy Juster
Board Certified
30 years in practice
2.0M people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
3

3
Treating Swimmer's Ear (Checklist)

Keep water out of ear (earplugs or showercap when showering)
Daily
Use eardrops as directed
Daily
Use Tylenol or warm compresses for minimal pain
3x day
5

5
Do I have a perforated ear drum? I have had chronic earaches since i was a kid. Lately I have noticed that i cannot hear well out of my left ear, and I do hear the ocean sound. I put some ear drops in ( left over from my last doctor visit), but it hasn't

High : High pressures generated from a valsalva maneuver that you performed could generate the type of sound that you described if you had a perforation. Also, if you tasted your eardrops that could be an indirect sign of perforation as a pathway from your ear canal, through a perforation, down the eustacian tube, and into the back of your throat. If you haven't seen an ent, it may be wise to have this checked, get a hearing test, and discuss options for possible corrective surgery if you have a perforation, or other appropriate tympanomastoid surgery depending on the severity of the problem. ...Read more

6

6
Treating Swimmer's Ear (Checklist)

Visit doctor to get antibiotic drops to treat infection
once
No swimming for at least 5 days
once
Put alcohol/white vinegar drops in the ear after swimming when healthy
once
Board Certified
30 years in practice
2.0M people helped
Get help from a specialist now
Continue
7

7
Ear ache, not able to lay on ear surrounding area is extremely sore. Ear drops will not drain.?

Ear ache, not able to lay on ear surrounding area is extremely sore. Ear drops will not drain.?

Severe ear infection: This could be a simple outer ear infection (otitis externa) with extension to the auricle, or an acute mastoiditis (severe middle ear infection with spread to the surrounding mastoid bone) which usually causes severe tenderness behind the ear and inside the ear. Whichever the diagnosis, the symptoms you described sound worrisome and really require an immediate intervention. ...Read more

8

8
My 37 year old is screaming with ear ache has been to two doctors today. Only gave her ear drops. What shall i do?

My 37 year old is screaming with ear ache has been to two doctors today. Only gave her ear drops. What shall i do?

Different/more meds.: I am not sure why he is having so much pain--inner ear infection usually not intensely painful. Swimmer's ear can be quite painful. I am not sure what drops he got, but must find out what is causing his his pain. There is "novacaine drops" which can help with pain fast. Tmj can also cause pain, so is shingle. Add motrin/tylenol which may help, and re-consult doc as soon as you need to. Good luck. ...Read more

9

9
Treating an Ear Infection (Checklist)

Look for other sources of ear pain besides infection
Once
Ask doc if TMJ (spasm of muscles to jaw joint) is causing ear pain
Once
Know that middle ear fluid isn't necessarily infection
Once
Look for ear pain and ear drainage -- both signs of infection
Once
10

10
Is there any thing i can do to soothe a ear ache with out going to the doctor done tried ear drops?

Is there any thing i can do to soothe a ear ache with out going to the doctor done tried ear drops?

Earache: Try several drop of warm, not hot olive oil with a wick. Take Ibuprofen and sleep on a heating pad set on low or a hot water bottle. Good luck. ...Read more

Get more personalized answers directly from real doctors!

Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Cindy Juster
Board Certified
30 years in practice
2.0M people helped
Continue
65,000 doctors available
Find us on Facebook