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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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My daughter has an earache. No discharge from her ear. I do not have insurance. What is an effective home remedy?

My daughter has an earache. No discharge from her ear. I do not have insurance. What is an effective home remedy?

None: There really is no effective home remedy for an ear infection that is inside the ear (otitis media). Pull at the upper part of her ear, if it hurts when you pull it, perhaps it is a swimmers ear or external ear infection. If this is the case, white vinegar drops will help you out. Consider trying us with Healthtap Prime where we can possibly prescribe antibiotics for her :) ...Read more

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Remedy for ear ache in adult?

Remedy for ear ache in adult?

Exam needed: An examination is needed to determine the cause of the earache. Your doctor can then prescribe appropriate treatment ...Read more

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Where does the garlic ear ache remedy come from? What is the history behind this remedy?

Where does the garlic ear ache remedy come from? What is the history behind this remedy?

Popular folk remedy: Garlic is a popular remedy used in folk medicine for treating ear pain.It has been used for centuries to treat ear infections before there were any antibiotics as garlic is known to have antibacterial properties.But in modern medicine there are better remedies including antibiotics especially in children, and before using it one should check with their doctor. ...Read more

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Please describe a good home remedy for acute ear ache?

Please describe a good home remedy for acute 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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Home remedy for an ear ache on one side?

Home remedy for an ear ache on one side?

Olive oil,garlic jui: The following home remedies have been recommended olive oil garlic juice whole onion cooked and wrapped in a piece of cloth and applied locally on the ear juice freshly squeezed from pepperment leave ginger juice etc as a matter of fact all these have been recommended and may or may not help, but if it persist you should seek medical help. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the best home remedy for a ear ache?

Need advice on what is the the best home remedy for a 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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Hi , I have an ear ache any recommendation of home remedy or over-the-counter medication ?Thank you

Hi , I have an ear ache any recommendation of home remedy or over-the-counter medication ?Thank you

Ear pain: Does the ear ache when you pull on the ear lobe? If so you could have the start or a swimmer's ear. Try some alcohol in the ear canal to dry out any water that could have gotten behind any ear wax you had. Your ear could also have wax in it. If so, try some peroxide (hydrogen ) and it should bubble out. You may need a bulb syringe to assist in this regard. Use warm salt water to irrigate. ...Read more

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Throats sore and i now have an ear ache..What is a good remedy?

Throats sore and i now have an ear ache..What is a good remedy?

Needs to be checked: You can take some pain pills and gargle with warm water with salt.If not better or if you have other symptoms like fever, difficulty swallowing or swollen glands in neck, then consult your doctor as you may need to be treated with antobiotics. ...Read more

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