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Doctor insights on: Homeopathic Remedies For Ear Infections In Adults

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Could you tell me what homeopathic remedies would you use for a baby with an ear infection?

Could you tell me what homeopathic remedies would you use for a baby with an ear infection?

Motrin: There are no alternatives to treat ear "infections." We tend to be aggressive with treating ear infections here in the US... with antibiotics and tubes - not a bad thing. In Europe, ear infections are treated with Motrin/pain control. The problem with repeat infections is the effect on speech/language development. Put your fingers in your ears - this is what it sounds like with an ear infection. ...Read more

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Dr. James Ferguson
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Ear Infection (Definition)

Collection of purulent fluid behind tympanic membrane- many times secondary to nasal congestion/ viral uri- that can cause bulging of tympanic membrane, pain, redness or distortion of typical anatomic landmarks of membrane, poor mobility of membrane ultimately, tm can perforate or rupture with subsequent drainage of fluid into the ear canal. May take months for fluid from ...Read more


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Are there any good homeopathic remedies for an ear infection out there?

Are there any good homeopathic remedies for an ear infection out there?

Yes there are: There are multiple remedies which might be helpful, such as pulsatilla, chamomilla, mercurius, and silica. To select the best one for you, it's best to consult an experienced homeopath and let him/her take your case & prescribe for you. http://www.homeopathyusa.org/. ...Read more

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What homeopathic remedies, if any, would you use for a toddler with an ear infection?

What homeopathic remedies, if any, would you use for a toddler with an ear infection?

Ear infections: Your child would need to see a homeopathic doctor or experienced practitioner for a helpful individual prescription. Remedies are prescribed according to highly specific symptoms and signs. That said, some remedies commonly called for in children's ear infections include pulsatilla, belladonna, and chamomilla. For more info: please see: www.Homeopathyusa.Org/home/eb/otitis-media.Html. ...Read more

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What's the treatment for middle ear infection (otitis media) in adults ?

What's the treatment for middle ear infection (otitis media) in adults ?

Depends: If evaluated by a dr. And a history and physical exam is performed with a visual inspection of you ears, a diagnosis can be forthcoming regarding whether it is viral or bacterial. Bacterial would require antibiotics, whereas a viral infection would require more supportive care of the symptoms (nsaids, ant-pyretics, etc.). ...Read more

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I have pain in my ear behind the eardrum is this an ear infection? I would appreciate homeopathic advice!

I have pain in my ear behind the eardrum is this an ear infection? I would appreciate homeopathic advice!

Ear infection: You may have an ear infection, and i agree with my colleagues that you need a doctor's examination to know for sure. If it is, the conventional physician may suggest an antibiotic and a decongestant. Homeopathic treatment is also possible, but you need a skilled homeopath to take your case thoroughly by your symptoms (not just those in your ear). This could be helpful especially if recurrent. ...Read more

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Good home remedy for ear infection?

Good home remedy for ear infection?

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's ear is an outer infection. You can treat that with a 50:50 mixture of isopropyl alcohol and clear vinegar( acetic acid) applied with an ear syringe 2-3 times a day. If that doesn't work in 7 days, see ENT doctor. ...Read more

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Any good home remedy for an ear infection that someone might recommend?

Any good home remedy for an ear infection that someone might recommend?

Ear infection: It is somewhat unusual to have an ear infection as an adult. There are several different types of ear infections, though, and this would need to be distinguished before any kind of treatment could be effectively recommended. Need a bit more information on the kinds of symptoms you are suffering. Also, you may need an evaluation to determine what kind of ear infection you have. ...Read more

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What home remedy can help an ear infection from hurting ?

What home remedy can help an ear infection from hurting ?

Home remedy ear pain: You can use warm compress and over the counter pain medication such as Ibuprofen or tylenol. However the cause of the infection must be treated in order to get rid of it. You many need antibiotics or ear cleaning by your doctor. ...Read more

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Best remedy for ear infection and how to drain fluid from ears faster?

"best" is variable: Some may same...Best is to allow your body to clear the infection without intervention by medicines....Most will resolve on their own just as quickly without any antibiotics...Some will persist or develop complications so best to me would be treat if not resolved in a couple of days..Best is also not the most broad spectrum antibiotic...Best is amox at about 90mg/kg/day given twice a day. ...Read more

Dr. Alexander Gorup
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Otitis Externa (Definition)

Otitis externa is also known as Swimmer's ear. Otitis externa is an infection of the outer ear canal. Patients usually have pain at the outer ear, and there may be fluid draining from the ear. Often these infections are caused by water accumulating in the ear canal, such as after swimming, or if the ear ...Read more


Dr. Sewa Legha
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more