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Is there an OTC ear drop to alleviate ringing of the ears?

Is there an OTC ear drop to alleviate ringing of the ears?

None: There are drops to soften wax inn the ear, but nothing to stop tinnitus or ringing in the ears. ...Read more

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Is there an OTC ear drop for tinnitus?

Is there an OTC ear drop for tinnitus?

No: There are no medications that have been scientifically proven to treat tinnitus. Since millions have this disorder, there is a lot of money to be made by "cures" remember, no matter what the treatment is, a certain percentage of people will get better through the placebo effect. ...Read more

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What is the best over-the-counter medication for an ear infection/swimmers ear?

What is the best over-the-counter medication for an ear infection/swimmers ear?

Any of them: Any of the otc swimmers ear solutions should help to clear it up. If not working be seen for antibiotics. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for fluids in middle ear and popping ears?

What is the best treatment for fluids in middle ear and popping ears?

Antihistamine: There are plenty of antihistamine non-prescription drugs in the market that can open up your sinuses. Afrin (oxymetazoline) spray for a few days works well, unless you have high blood pressure. ...Read more

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Pain in ear while swallowing, jaw appears to be 'locked.' what is the best treatment for this?

Pain in ear while swallowing, jaw appears to be 'locked.' what is the best treatment for this?

Jaw Joint pain: Clicking, popping and jaw locking are common signs of temporal mandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction. It is to only one in the body that actually disarticulates it also works in tandem with the opposite side tmj. The anatomy includes a cartilage disc , between the head of the jaw and the base of the skull. The disc and its ligaments get damaged in life and locks up the movement. See a TMJ dds/dmd. ...Read more

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Is there an effective treatment for dizziness caused by inner ear vertigo?

Is there an effective treatment for dizziness caused by inner ear vertigo?

Depends: Inner ear vertigo can have a multitude of causes. Most commonly it is a viral infection that affects the semi-circular canals and causes dizziness. This type of infection is self-limiting and goes away by itself in 3-5 days. Meclizine is an otc medication that can help with the dizziness. If your dizziness is lasting more than 3-5 days, then you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is there an over-the-counter treatment for cholesteatoma?

Is there an over-the-counter treatment for cholesteatoma?

Not recommended: I personally would not recommend otc treatment for this condition. See an ent. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for fluid behind the eardrum in an adult?

What is the best treatment for fluid behind the eardrum in an adult?

Decongestants: Things that improve eustachian tube function include decongestants, nasal steroid sprays, oral steroids (ex prednisone), and nasal decongestants (ex. Afrin). ...Read more

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What are the common remedies for an ear ache?

What are the common remedies for an ear ache?

Earache: If there is any blood or pus in your ear or have dizzy spells or swelling, go immediately because these could be signs of a severe infection home remedies include tipping your head to the side and pouring in a warm mixture of hydrogen peroxide with water and keeping your head sideways until you feel it open up. If you feel like you ruptured an eardrum do not do this. See an ent. ...Read more

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The doctor said I have tinnitis (buzzing or ringing in ears). Is there any natural remedy for this?

The doctor said I have tinnitis (buzzing or ringing in ears). Is there any natural remedy for this?

Tinnitus: 1.Treat the underlying condition, such as removal of ear wax, change medications that might be attributing, vascular causes. 2.Noise suppression, such as white noise machines, hearing aids, masking devices. 3.Medications such as Tricyclic antidepressants or Xanax (alprazolam). 4.Life style changes, such as avoiding caffeine, alcohol, nicotine, mask the noise such as with music, stress management. 5.Vit. B , Zn ...Read more

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What is ringing in the ears treatment?

What is ringing in the ears treatment?

Noise: Most causes of ringing is due to auditory nerve irritation or degeneration, although the means by which that occurs is quite variable. The most effective treatment is to play a sound source to distract you from the internal noise. A high-tech solution involves precise matching of the ringing tones and then to produce noise cancellation by reversing tonalities. ...Read more

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How effective is lipo-flavanoid for ringing in the ear?

How effective is lipo-flavanoid for ringing in the ear?

Hard to say: There has never been a controlled study to determine the efficacy of this treatment for tinnitus. There are anecdotal reports of improvement. I have personally tried this product and had 0% improvement. ...Read more

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Is there a number one doctor-recommended solution for an ear ache?

Is there a number one doctor-recommended solution for an ear ache?

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 is the treatment for ear tubes?

What is the treatment for ear tubes?

Usually none.: For most patients who have had tubes placed, no treatment is necessary unless there is an ear infection and/or drainage. The ENT doctor can tell you what to expect, based on whether the tubes are to be temporary or permanent. ...Read more

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