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Remedies For Low Set Ears
If it works, great: Warm compresses to the ear can help open channels for flow from the middle ear. Warmed olive oil into the ear has also been used. If this is an external canal infection, you can try combinations of rubbing alcohol, white vinegar, and water in equal parts used as drops into the canal. If the pain is increasing or you are feeling ill/fever in either situation, antibiotics are usually warranted. ...Read more
Low set ears are usually rotated posteriorly. The term 'low set ears' describes a condition where the upper part if the tragus falls below an imaginary line that runs from the medial to the lateral canthus that is continued laterally around the head to reach each ear. This condition has been used to identify increased risk of other major ...Read more
Teeth clenching??: One of the reasons for tinnitus - ringing in the ears - is teeth clenching. Trigeminal nerve that controls jaw closing muscles also has a branch that controls tensor tympani muscle that controls ear drum tension. Hence the connection. Home remedies? Try to keep a pen between front teeth which shuts dows jaw closing muscles temporarily. ...Read more
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
Adult, earache, clr drainage, pain, dizzy, some throat pain under ears, low fever(new), no ins. home remedy? for over a week. Thank you!
Warm oil: Warm oil may soothe the pain, or a heating pad or hot soaks to the side of the face. The question you should be asking is why are you having ear aches. Is it associated with a hearing loss, do you grind your teeth, do you have arthritis of the neck. In short, the answer to your question for remedies should be the question of why do you have the ear aches. Need a diagnosis. ...Read more
What treatments keep sinus issues from backing up into ears? Am an adult, year-round hearing problems + Allergies all year. Nasal sprays don't work.
Well : Sinus irrigation is still the most important learn proper technique with noal saline using a proper sprayer. Netty. Pots only clean the nose and do not keep the eustacian tubes clear . Spray with compounded budesonide is often quite useful . Find a patient ENT and staff willing to work with you and not just write scripts . Technique is important ...Read more
Sniffles: Great question! Gargling with salt water: 1/2 teaspoon salt to 1 cup very warm water, gargle and spit it out, repeat as often as you wish. May try Neti pot. May try tea with honey/lemon. Chicken soup has studies that show it helps, if you are not vegan. Get lots of rest, too. Wash hands often to avoid spreading virus to others. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
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
Tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin: You can take Motrin or tylenol (acetaminophen) until you are able to see a doctor- someone should look in the ear before you put any drops in the ear. You need to make sure that you don't have a ruptured ear drum that can be worsened by putting " sweet oil" or other ear drops in the ear. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are tubes for draining ears a good idea for a 2 yr old? His hearing is just below the levels. We are hesitant in getting tubes. Other options?
To do or not ??: The "tube" is a temporary substitute for the non-working Eustachian tube in infants.With ET in kids blocked, mucous made by the ear inner walls accumulates & acts as food for germs leading to infections.Tubes prevent the mucous from accumulating. No fluid= no infection=better hearing=better language development= less lost nights sleep.Do nothing= ? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many possible causes: Low body temp can be due to having a low grade virus in your system, or borderline to low thyroid hormone (if you suspect this, try adding kelp which has iodine, and tyrosine and selenium..They are all essential to the thyroid working better) try exercise to get your peripheral circulation up. If you consult a doctor areas to investigate that are common causes are adrenal, thyroid and infection. ...Read more
I have chronic sinusitis with chronic mucoid with ear tubes post chemo and radiation. What's a good home remedy besides saline rinses and humidifier?
Sinugator: Battery operated gadget used with drug free neil med sinus packets and distilled water sends a nice pulsatile stream into the nostrils. A step up from this old fashioned netti pot. ...Read more
Saline cleanse: Take 3-5 drops of oil of oregano- in water or juice twice daily x 10 days. Nasal saline cleanse in am & pm.-you can buy nasal saline over the counter & look in you tube for instructions. ...Read more
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