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What is the best way to cure an earache?

What is the best way to cure an earache?

First, diagnosis: An earache really means pain at the side of your face. There are other anatomical structures at the side of the face, including the jaw joint, the jaw muscles and the upper teeth. If your hearing has not changed, it is unlikely that the ear is the site of your pain. You need to seen an ENT doctor for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

Dr. M. Jay Petruska
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Ear Ache (Definition)

Pain felt in ear can be result of conditions that affect the ear directly such as ear infections, traumatic injury to ear, impacted ear wax, as well as benign or malignant growths of ear. Pain in ear can be referred from conditions that affect the throat, teeth, or jaw including tonsil/throat infections, dental infections, jaw joint inflammation, benign ...Read more


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How to cure an earache or make less painful?

How to cure an earache or make less painful?

See your pcp: Ears don't ache unless there is something wrong with them. You may have an infection, blockage of your eustachian tube, or something more significant. If you have an infection and do not address it your tympanic membrane (eardrum) can rupture. Not only is that unpleasant but ti can affect your hearing. ...Read more

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Can I put drops of rubbing alcohol into my ears to cure an earache?

Can I put drops of rubbing alcohol into my ears to cure an earache?

Only for outer infxn: Alcohol in the ear could only work in the case of a bacterial infection of the outer ear canal (swimmers ear). Not all ear aches have to do with the ear, however, and if it doesn't help you should see your primary care doctor or an ent. ...Read more

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How can you cure an earache?

How can you cure an earache?

Depends: It depends on the cause of the earache. It may be an outer or a middle ear infection. It may also be due to impacted wax in the ear. Need to see an otolaryngologist for the diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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Please give advice on how to cure a earache at home?

Please give advice on how to cure a earache at home?

Earache: Earache comes from several sources 1. Infection or inflammation in the ear 2. Jaw joint inflammation from grinding ur teeth 3. Infection or a lesion in the throat that has referred pain to the ear. You have to first figure out the reason. ...Read more

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Cures for earaches?

Cures for earaches?

Most likely not ear: 95% of patients i see with ear aches have completely normal ears. What they have is aching around their ears - most commonly in and around their jaw joints. Gum chewing, jaw clenching, teeth grinding and generalized stress is usually responsible. If your hearing is normal your discomfort is most likely your jaw. Try a soft diet, advil (ibuprofen) and ice 3-4 times a day where it hurts. If no better see an ent. ...Read more

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I have a earache with sorethroat, how do I cure it otc?

I have a earache with sorethroat, how do I cure it otc?

Time: Time cures most things. Motrin should take care of the pain. If you have no fever, read my previous answer about TMJ to make sure that it is not that. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to cure my earache / infection with at home remedies?

Can you tell me how to cure my earache / infection with at home remedies?

Why home remedy?: Why a home remedy? If you don't know how to cure this pain, you most likely are unsure of the actual cause. Suggest you see an ENT to diagnose the cause and offer a cure. Better than leaving it alone or searching for a home remedy. Just get seen and get it fixed. ...Read more

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What can a heart patient take to relieve somewhat symptoms of a bad cold that came on fast? Symptoms complete head congestion, earaches, chills.

What can a heart patient take to relieve somewhat symptoms of a bad cold that came on fast? Symptoms complete head congestion, earaches, chills.

If you are having : Chills i advised you to see a physician asap. That's a symptom of an active infection. Possibly antibiotics need to be started. Decongestant need to be avoided. Decongestant free medication like coricidin hbpa possibility. A pharmacist always can help you. ...Read more

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