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How can you get rid of an earache?

How can you get rid of an earache?

Depends on cause: Getting rid of an earache involves treating the underlying problem. It can be caused by something in/around the ear or, more commonly, referred from somewhere else. This is commonly from TMJ issues. A persistent earache in someone who uses tobacco is especially worrisome as it could mean a tumor in the throat. ...Read more

Dr. M. Jay Petruska
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Earache (Definition)

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


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Do you know how to get rid of a bad earache?

Diagnosis: Not all ear aches arise from the middle or external ears. Tmd (jaw muscle spasm) is a notorious cause of pain at the side of the face. The real question you should be asking is not how to get rid of the earache but what is causing the ear ache? See an ear specialist and then your question, hopefully, will be answered. ...Read more

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I am going out tonight and I have an earache. What's the fastest way to get rid of an earache?

Diagnosis: If you feel like going out i posit it's not too serious or at least not too painful. There are many reasons for pain in the ear. Proper diagnosis is important to avoid permanent damage to the ear make sure you are careful and visit your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the over-the-counter medicines or old remedies that could possible get rid of an earache/ear infection?

What are the over-the-counter medicines or old remedies that could possible get rid of an earache/ear infection?

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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Could you tell me what's the best way to get rid of a horrible earache?

Have it evaluated: There are several different issues that can causes earaches so the treatment will vary. It is best to see a doctor rather than trying to self treat. ...Read more

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I have a terrible earache, anyone know of any pain relief or home remedies to get rid?

I have a terrible earache, anyone know of any pain relief or home remedies to get rid?

Acute otitis media: An ear infection is most often a bacterial or viral infection that affects the middle ear. The otitis is painful because of inflammation and buildup of fluids in the ear. Reoccurring ear infection could cause can cause hearing problems and other complications. Rec: see a physician for comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more

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What to do if I have an earache. How do I get rid of it without going to the doctors.?

You may not be able : There are several different issues that can cause an earache. If you do not know the cause, it is difficult to select an appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Can you suggest how to get rid of an ear ache?

Can you suggest how to get rid of an ear ache?

See your PCP: for evaluation, treatment or referral to a specialist ENT. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of an ear ache?

What do I do to get rid of an ear ache?

See details: Earaches can be from several causes including infection, swimmers ear or a wax impaction. You need to have a doctor take a look. ...Read more