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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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Ear Infections (Definition)

There are three different types of ear infections that affect different areas of the ear. Outer ear infection (Otitis externa) affects the ear canal and the outside part of the ear. Middle ear infection (Otitis media) affects the middle ear and leads to fluid accumulation behind the ear drum. Inner ear infection (Otitis interna) is a less common inflammation of the inner ear that causes vertigo, ...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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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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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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What are the symptoms of an ear infection? Treatment?

What are the symptoms of an ear infection? Treatment?

OM symptoms: can be variable. Some symptoms include fullness, hearing loss, pain, ear drainage, dizziness, and fever. Treatment of ear infections is individualized, but usually consists of some form of antibiotic. Secondary medications may include decongestants, mucolytics, antiinflammatories/steroids and pain medications. ...Read more

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Vertigo treatment and ear infection?

Vertigo treatment and ear infection?

Treat the ear: Assuming you didn't have vertigo initially: if you have both an ear infection and vertigo, then it is very likely that the ear infection caused the vertigo. As you treat the ear infection, the vertigo should improve. However you might need to take some meds to help with the acute symptoms of vertigo. ...Read more

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Fluid in ears and ear infection, treatment?

Fluid in ears and ear infection, treatment?

Age matters : I'm a pediatrician, but hope i can still give you helpful advice. In babies and children, we treat ear infex based on the degree of illness and/or discomfort with the infex. Fluid can be present behind the eardrum with an acute ear infection. If it does not resolve and/or it's adversely affecting one's hearing, we are quicker to act on that. See an ENT (ear/nose/throat) specialist. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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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


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 ...Read more