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Can chiropractors help with earaches?

Can chiropractors help with earaches?

Never: Chiropractors do not know of any disease condition that they will not try and treat. They offer a strenuous massage which can sometimes be dangerous. There is no connection between ear problems and the spine so chiropractors have nothing to offer in this arena. See your family doctor or your otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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Chiropractors (Definition)

Chiropractors are licensed professionals who practice a form of alternative medicine in treating patients with health problems relating to the body's muscular, nervous, and skeletal systems. They usually focus on manipulating and adjusting the spine ...Read more


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Is Sullivan Insufflation done by chiropractor safe? made my ear ache a little when Chiro did it so I quit before he finished. Reason was for headache

Is Sullivan Insufflation done by chiropractor safe? made my ear ache a little when Chiro did it so I quit before he finished. Reason was for headache

See real doctor: Some chiropractors are skillful, honest, and are willing to refer to MD's or DO's when things go wrong. See a licensed physician ASAP, and get advice about your misguided approach. ...Read more

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I have a lot of earache?

I have a lot of earache?

See doctor: You should see the doctor. If you need treatment you need to have this. So see doctor for exam. Untreated ear infections can cause hearing loss that is permanent ...Read more

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What do I do for an earache?

What do I do for an earache?

Earche: Usually needs a quick check to see if it's inner ear/otitis media or earcanal/swimmers ear. Could also be from wax, foreign body, or referred pain from throat infection. ...Read more

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How can I calm the pain of an earache?

How can I calm the pain of an earache?

Earache: For an acute earache warm olive oil, then place drops in the ear canal. You can place tissue in the ear to hold the oil in place. Then you need to get an exam to deteermine the cause, infection, TMJ syndrome, punctured ear drum, whatever. This is not something to play around with. ...Read more

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Need info on what's good for an earache?

Need info on what's good for an earache?

Depends on earache,: external, middle ear, mastoiditis, etc.. Throat pain commonly also (occasionally only) felt in ear area; called referred pain. Treatment for external ear canal otitis different from middle ear otitis. Both: (a) study anatomy & (b) get exam from someone worthy your trust who will show you & help you understand the issues. Unable to much better than this from a distance. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a common earache?

Many factors: Many factors, including wax in the ears, swimmers ear, or a middle ear infection. Can also get referred pain from the thraot or pain from the jaw joint in front of the ear, need to see an otolaryngologist for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why would an adult have an earache for 4 months?

Why would an adult have an earache for 4 months?

Prolonged earache: Hello, if you are having prolonged ear pain, it may be related to your TMJ joint. Since the jaw joint is so close to the ear canal, pain from the joint is often referred to the ear. Check with your doctor. There are many possible causes and a detailed history and physical will help identify the cause and thus the treatment. ...Read more

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How to treat an earache?

How to treat an earache?

Depends: Many ear aches are caused by viruses or simply physical trauma (such as a lot of forceful coughing) while others are caused by bacteria. We sometimes treat ear aches with antibiotics if they're caused by bacteria. In other cases, treating the symptoms and giving your body a chance to heal on its on is sufficient. ...Read more

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Is alcohol good for earache?

Is alcohol good for earache?

No: Ear ache usually is due to any of the following injury, infections, wax impaction and congestion. May be a drunkperson may not feel the pain while drunk. ...Read more