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What Can I Take For Earache
Swallowing: The act of swallowing contracts the muscles in your eustachian tube, which is how you equalize pressure in your ears. Doing this while your ears progressively plug up while flying helps prevent it. The other is to pinch your nose and swallow, which will also not only open your eustachian tube but give positive pressure of air into your middle ear. ...Read more
5 days after my first ever flight i got earache. I still have it 5 days later. Pain killers r helping if i take every 6 hrs.. What could it b?
Got earache which is intermittent and severe at times. Can i take amoxicillin 500 mg for temporary relief ? Pls suggest the medicine.
Need to know why...: If you have a bacterial infection, amox may help... But it should only be used if recommended by your doctor. There are many causes for earache-- one could be your recent filling, another would be eustachian tube dysfunction from allergies or a virus. You should probably schedule an appointment with your doctor to have an examination. Use Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen in the meantime. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Check with OB/GYN: Make sure someone looks at the ear and decides whether you have an infection or not. "earache" and ear pain may not always be from an infection. Sometimes acid reflux causes ears to hurt and reflux is common in pregnancy. So the answer is, "it depends on what is causing your earache.". ...Read more
I am pregnant and I have earache. What can I take or use to stop the pain? Something safe for the baby! Thanks
What can a heart patient take to relieve somewhat symptoms of a bad cold that came on fast? Symptoms complete head congestion, earaches, chills.
If you are having : Chills i advised you to see a physician asap. That's a symptom of an active infection. Possibly antibiotics need to be started. Decongestant need to be avoided. Decongestant free medication like coricidin hbpa possibility. A pharmacist always can help you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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