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Dr. John Munshower
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My 2 year-old daughter has thick green mucus coming out her eyes and runny nose and fever of 101 for 3 days? I've used garlic oil in her ears for earache.

My 2 year-old daughter has thick green mucus coming out her eyes and runny nose and fever of 101 for 3 days? I've used garlic oil in her ears for earache.

See dr.: The symptoms as described could be caused by a bacterial infection, and it is recommended for you to bring your daughter to a dr. For an evaluation a soon as possible. Best wishes. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Bernstein Joel
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I had an ear ache, so I put baby oil in it. Now I can't get the oil out?

I had an ear ache, so I put baby oil in it.  Now I can't get the oil out?

Irrigation: The oil may have solidified and is attached to either the ear canal skin or even the ear drum. Try 3% hydrogen peroxide, 4 times a day (dropper full) for a week. If that does not help see an ENT doctor for proper and safe removal by either microscopic removal or simple irrigation of warm water. ...Read more

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Dr. James Ferguson
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Does camphorated oil work for ear ache in babies?

Does camphorated oil work for ear ache in babies?

NO: Put nothing in the ear of anyone unless it has been evaluated & is art of the treatment. A heat source to lay on & Ibuprofen can soften the pain until the kid is evaluated. ...Read more

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Dr. Rashid Khan
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Sore throat fever then ear ache alternating between ears Irrigated with Eleph wash & put garlic oil in ears pain stopped blood in ears did drum burst ?

Sore throat fever then ear ache alternating between ears Irrigated with Eleph wash & put garlic oil in ears pain stopped blood in ears did drum burst ?

Otitis Media: . You need to consult a physician. Any history of prior ear infection or recent trauma ? You need an examination of ears and throat for infection and labs. If it's Otitis media prescription of antibiotic Ear drops like Ciprodex and / oral antibiotics will help to resolve your symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. John Rohm
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How can I calm the pain of an earache?

How can I calm the pain of an earache?

Earache: For an acute earache warm olive oil, then place drops in the ear canal. You can place tissue in the ear to hold the oil in place. Then you need to get an exam to deteermine the cause, infection, TMJ syndrome, punctured ear drum, whatever. This is not something to play around with. ...Read more

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Dr. Randy Baker
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What can help earache, are there any home remedies?

What can help earache, are there any home remedies?

It depends...: This depends on the type of earache. There are 2 main types. If otitis externa (swimmer's ear) topical application of hydrogen peroxide, colloidal silver or mullein oil helps. If otitis media, it usually goes away without treatment but homeopathy can dramatically speed recovery. See http://www.Homeopathic.Com/articles/using_homeopathy_for_ailments/homeopathic_medicines_for_earaches.Html. ...Read more

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Dr. Cindy Juster
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My daughter has bad earache.Whats the best to help it?

My daughter has bad earache.Whats the best to  help it?

See the doctor.: Earache can be caused by middle ear infection, ear canal infection, eustachian tube dysfunction, or even referred pain from a sore throat. Please take her to the doctor for examination and diagnosis;each of the above causes is treated differently. If Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen can keep the pain under control until tomorrow am, see the doctor then; if not, take her in today. ...Read more

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Dr. Randy Baker
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Earache on 10 month old baby. What can I give her?

Earache on 10 month old baby. What can I give her?

Homeopathy and drops: Most doctors advise antibiotics for ear infections but research shows while they may relieve pain a bit sooner there is greater chance of recurrence. An old home remedy is crushing some garlic, warming it in olive oil and putting a few drops of the warm oil in her ear. My favorite treatment is homeopathy. Many mainstream pharmacies carry hyland's infant earache drops. See comment for more info:. ...Read more

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Dr. David Astrachan
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Cures for earaches?

Cures for earaches?

Most likely not ear: 95% of patients i see with ear aches have completely normal ears. What they have is aching around their ears - most commonly in and around their jaw joints. Gum chewing, jaw clenching, teeth grinding and generalized stress is usually responsible. If your hearing is normal your discomfort is most likely your jaw. Try a soft diet, advil and ice 3-4 times a day where it hurts. If no better see an ent. ...Read more

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