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How can you treat an ear infection at home?

How can you treat an ear infection at home?

See a doctor : These can turn to glue ear or ruptured ear drums or other things. See a doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Peter Ihle
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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


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What can you do to treat an ear infection at home?

What can you do to treat an ear infection at home?

Comfort measures: Some viral ear infections self heal in 2-4 day. Bacterial infections tend to persist and may lead to real complications. Infants need an early eval.If older if not better after 3-4 days, an evaluation and treatment is advised.Prior to antibiotics, hearing loss due to chronic middle ear disease was not uncommon and a significant complication called mastoiditis requires surgical drainage. ...Read more

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How can I treat an adult ear infection at home?

How can I treat an adult ear infection at home?

See a doctor : These can turn to glue ear or ruptured ear drums or other things. See a doctor. ...Read more

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How do you treat an adult ear infection at home?

How do you treat an adult ear infection at home?

You don't: Ear infections can be of the skin of the ear canal or fluid behind the ear drum. An infection of the ear canal requires cleaning and antibiotic ear drops. An infection behind the ear drum requires oral antibiotics. ...Read more

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Could you explain how to cure an ear infection at home?

Could you explain how to cure an ear infection at home?

It will go away: Few ear infections need any treatment and will resolve with time. The exception is the one with persistent drainage or fever which requires medical attention. ...Read more

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How to treat sinus infection at home?

How to treat sinus infection at home?

Sinus infection: You can try otc oxymetazoline(adrian) for three days as directed. Realize though if you don't have a fever and drainage, the likely your pain is from a sinus infection is lower. Many people with afebrile " sinus" should be evaluated for migraine or tmj. ...Read more

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What can I do for an eye infection at home?

What can I do for an eye infection at home?

Infection: I would not recommend treating an eye infection at home. Without determining whether it is viral versus bacterial you could be doing more harm than good. ...Read more

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Can you describe how to cure a ear infection at home?

Can you describe how to cure a ear infection at home?

Can Not: Some will resolve spontaneously. For those that do not in a few days, antibiotics are necessary.There is a current study demonstrating that the symptoms of ear infections , such as pain, improve with proper antibiotics.Such things as garlic, candleing etc can be dangerous and do not work. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat a bladder infection at home?

What can I do to treat a bladder infection at home?

Water & cranberry: Drinking lots of water and taking cranberry extract can clear a bladder infection. But at age 47, it's possible that lowering estrogen levels may be causing the tissue in the urethra and base of the bladder to be thin and easier to get infected. If the symptoms don't clear or come back after clearing, it's best to be seen by a doctor. ...Read more

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How to treat a infection in the eye?

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How to treat a infection in the eye?

See a doctor: An infection in the eye is a serious thing; eyes are critical organs, so you don't want to just "wait and see". See a doctor to properly diagnose the infection and, if needed, take/administer antibiotics. ...Read more

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Can you describe how to cure pink eye at home?

Can you describe how to cure pink eye at home?

Depends: There are three different problems called "pink eye". Bacteria pink eye causes redness and pus in the eye all day. This needs antibiotics. Virus and allergy pink eyes look very similar- redness and possible drainage in the morning, but mostly tearing during the day. They will clear up on their own. Just keep the eyes clean with clear water and wash your hands well. Call doctor if getting worse. ...Read more

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How do you treat a gash over an eye at home?

How do you treat a gash over an eye at home?

Clean and cover it.: If you must treat yourself at home, wash gently with soap and water, rinse well and cover the area with a dry bandage. You should be seen for an exam at urgent care or the er. ...Read more

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What are doctors' recommendations to cure a yeast infection effectively at home ?

What are doctors' recommendations to cure a yeast infection effectively at home ?

Yeast: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after soaping up. >>. ...Read more

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How do you treat a yeast infection at home?

Over the counter med: There are a variety of otc products for this. Go to drug store and get antifungal such as Miconazole or clotrimazole. Ask pharmacist for help. ...Read more

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How to treat an ACL injury at home before seeing the doctor?

How to treat an ACL injury at home before seeing the doctor?

Usual stuff: Most acute knee injuries are treated best by ice, elevation and wrapping the knee. You might want to use crutches to support the knee while you are walking. I am ok beginning simple exercise that promote motion but do not do anything painful. Over the counter anti-inflammatory medications may help reduce swelling and discomfort. My goals are selling reduction, maintaining motion. ...Read more

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What can I try at home to treat fungal infections?

What can I try at home to treat fungal infections?

What fungal infect ?: The term "fungal infection" can mean many different things. From athlete's foot to vaginitis, thrush, other skin conditions. Generally your primary care physician would be a good source for both diagnosis and suggestions for management. ...Read more

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How to treat an eye infection on my own?

How to treat an eye infection on my own?

Many viral: Many cases of a mildly irritated, red eye are caused by viruses and warm compresses, artificial tears and time will heal. If you wear contacts or pain is increasing, drainage increasing or other symptoms you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can't go to the doctor. Is there anything i can use to help cure the stye eye?

Hot compresses: Use hot tap water, very hot, but careful not to burn yourself. Use for 5 to 10 minutes, 4 times a day until gone. If does not go away, you might want to have it removed. If increased swelling or pain, you might need an antibiotic. ...Read more

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In what way can you treat an ear infection ?

In what way can you treat an ear infection ?

Otitis: First you need to know if it is a real ear infection. This requires professional to examine the ear. If the infection is in the external ear canal it may respond to topical drops depending on the severity of the infection. If it is in the middle ear it may be viral and will resolve in time; if bacterial may need antibiotics. If severe and in the inner ear may need drainage/antibiotics. ...Read more

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Eye Infections (Definition)

Eye infection = disease state of eye ...Read more