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Best OTC for an ear ache for an adult?

Best OTC for an ear ache for an adult?

Alleve: I rountinely use this as its easy and only twice a day. Prescription strength Naproxen is twice the otc dose (500mg twice daily). It can cause GI upset so take with food or if continues may need other prescription med. ...Read more

Dr. M. Jay Petruska
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Ear Ache (Definition)

Pain felt in ear can be result of conditions that affect the ear directly such as ear infections, traumatic injury to ear, impacted ear wax, as well as benign or malignant growths of ear. Pain in ear can be referred from conditions that affect the throat, teeth, or jaw including tonsil/throat infections, dental infections, jaw joint inflammation, benign ...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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I have severe ear ache?

Otalgia: See a doctor to r/o outer or middle ear infection. The are many other conditions that can refer pain to your ear. ...Read more

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Im having a bad ear ache ?

Im having a bad ear ache
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Get checked: Consider getting a smartphone device such as Cellscope which can show whats going on in your ear by taking pictures. Without an exam its going to be impossible to identify the ailment. Good luck and please get checked out ...Read more

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How do I cure an ear ache?

Find the cause: Ear pain can caused by many different things. The best way to cure the ear ache is to make sure you are treating the right cause. I often have patients with ear ache and the cause is something that they weren't expecting (like a problem with their jaw joint). ...Read more

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What to do about ear ache ?

What to do about ear ache
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Ear ache: Greetings. Ear aches can be quite painful and disruptive. I have treated patients with infections of the outer ear (swimmers ear) middle ear like an acute otitis media or jaw problems (TMJ). Referred pain to the ear and inner ear problems all exist. If common OTC pain meds like Tylenol/Motrin don't work, then see your ENT Doctor. A hearing evaluation may help, endoscopy or ear cleanings. Good luk ...Read more

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What could cause an ear ache?

MAny things: Most common cause of ear pain is an ear infection. If infection not present then pressure from sinuses and nasal congestion can cause ear ache. In more extreme cases there can be a tumor deep inside that can only be seen on a scan- other conditions often confused w inner ear pain can be TMJ ( temporomandibular joint disease) it is inflammation btwn the bones of jour jaw and ear-seek eval by dr. ...Read more

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How can one cure an ear ache?

How can one cure an ear ache?

"DEPENDS": You have no idea how badly i hate to answer a question with the "d" word, but it truly does. Earaches can be caused by many things, including irritation, inflammation, infection, tumors, foreign objects, etc. So in order to "cure an earache, we need to see you, get a history, and look in it and around it. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Levin
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Aches (Definition)

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