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What Homeopathic Remedies Would You Use For A Baby With An Ear Infection
Ear infections: Your child would need to see a homeopathic doctor or experienced practitioner for a helpful individual prescription. Remedies are prescribed according to highly specific symptoms and signs. That said, some remedies commonly called for in children's ear infections include pulsatilla, belladonna, and chamomilla. For more info: please see: www.Homeopathyusa.Org/home/eb/otitis-media.Html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There are three different types of ear infections that affect different areas of the ear. Outer ear infection (Otitis externa) affects the ear canal and the outside part of the ear. Middle ear infection (Otitis media) affects the middle ear and leads to fluid accumulation behind the ear drum. Inner ear infection (Otitis interna) is a less common inflammation of the inner ear that causes vertigo, ...Read more
Motrin: There are no alternatives to treat ear "infections." We tend to be aggressive with treating ear infections here in the US... with antibiotics and tubes - not a bad thing. In Europe, ear infections are treated with Motrin/pain control. The problem with repeat infections is the effect on speech/language development. Put your fingers in your ears - this is what it sounds like with an ear infection. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Ear infection: It is somewhat unusual to have an ear infection as an adult. There are several different types of ear infections, though, and this would need to be distinguished before any kind of treatment could be effectively recommended. Need a bit more information on the kinds of symptoms you are suffering. Also, you may need an evaluation to determine what kind of ear infection you have. ...Read more
Keep them open: A decongestant and/or antihistamine will help reduce swelling in the eustachian tube, which is usually a key contributor to middle ear infections. (pseudoephedrine or afrin). Also, tobacco or other smoke is an irritant to the eustachian tubes, so avoid. If no improvement in 24-48 hours, will need to get seen by dr / urgent care / ent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do doctors think is the top OTC medicine or homeopathic remedy for a serious sinus and ear infection?
Is colloidal silver safe to use? Would any of ou recommend your patients using it for let's say a sinus infection? Thanks for your input.
Alocohol/vinegar: You may prepare a mixture of 1:1 isopropyl alcohol and white vinegar. Put 3-4 drops into each ear 4 times a day for 7-10 days. If you get severe swelling on the entry to the ear canal or if the pain is not improving in 2-3 days, you should be examined, and probably get a prescription medication. Once the infection clears, you may use a few drops of this mixture in each ear to prevent infections ...Read more
I have a very good health food store with a knowledgeable owner. If she suggests a certain root or herb, can I use it safely for an eye infection?
No!: There are no roots or herbs to treat eye infections. I have heard of some non-medicinal "cures" for eye infections, however the danger is that the infection will get worse and ultimately cause permanent vision loss while waiting for such remedies to be effective. If you think you have an eye infection you should seek an ophthalmologist to help you immediately. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can you recommend a home remedy or over-the-counter medicine for an ear ache, possibly ear infection? I've had it for a month. Apptmt is in one month.
Earache: Otc medications can help with pain but if you have an infection than need to see a physician as you may need antibiotics. ...Read more
What would be good to have in the medicine cabinet/first aid kit for a infant? I would like to make one up for a baby shower gift
See and ENT doctor: Your description is so non-specific that it is difficult to give you an answer. How long have the symptoms been present? Do you have a hearing loss? How do you know there is an infection? The fact that you are healthy certainly does not prevent you from getting a cold or an ear infection. What you need to do is see a specialist in ENT and get a specific diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
What to do if I have an ear infection and want to get rid of it. what med is best for curing an ear infection?
It depends: Most ear infections are viral and don't need antibiotic therapy. Ibuprofen & acetaminophen may be taken for pain and a nasal decongestant may help reduce congestion and associated ear pain. If the pain lasts more than 2-3 days, it's best to have your ears checked by a doctor, who would advise to continue supportive therapy or Rx antibiotics, depending on your ear exam. ...Read more
What is good for sinus infection besides taking an antibiotic. Anything good to spray in your nose?
Decongestants: Such as otc Pseudoephedrine or phenylephrine in addition to saline nasal sprays and otc antihistamines such as fexofenidine will help with the symptoms so long as there is not medical contraindication or significant interaction with other medication you are taking. May want to check with your doctor. ...Read more
I get sinus migraines and would like to try a homeopathic remedy. Can you recommend one that would help with the pain/pressure ?
Recommendation: I applaud you for trying to avoid antibiotics at first but whatever you try if you don't improve see your MD for more advice tailored you your needs. http://www.webmd.com/allergies/sinus-pain-pressure-11/home-treatments ...Read more
What can I use to treat Mollescum? please recommend a home remedy or OTC if possible. Its spreading
Difficult: No regimen has proven highly effective. Based on large review of several studies; the combination of povidone iodine and topical salicylic acid had some benefit. A physician can perform cryotherapy, which has better change of working. Otherwise, expect resolution in about 2 months. ...Read more
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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