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What Homeopathic Remedies Would You Use For A Baby With An Ear Infection
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 2 more doctor answers
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
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
Yes there are: There are multiple remedies which might be helpful, such as pulsatilla, chamomilla, mercurius, and silica. To select the best one for you, it's best to consult an experienced homeopath and let him/her take your case & prescribe for you. http://www.homeopathyusa.org/. ...Read more
What do doctors think is the top OTC medicine or homeopathic remedy for a serious sinus and ear infection?
I am 20 weeks pregnant with sinus congestion, sore throat, and an ear infection. What can i use for treatment that won't harm my baby?
My baby ws treated with antibiotic for an ear infection, she's still rubbin the ear but no crying, us this norm after treatment ?
Common problem: Many babies will have fluid left behind the eardrum for weeks after the germ is killed.That can produce a fealing fullness like when you are flying and need to pop your ears. Babies can also fail at treatment or re-infect. I encourage a followup visit to check the ear about 3-4 wks from the start of treatment in infants to be sure it worked. ...Read more
I have pain in my ear behind the eardrum is this an ear infection? I would appreciate homeopathic advice!
Ear infection: You may have an ear infection, and i agree with my colleagues that you need a doctor's examination to know for sure. If it is, the conventional physician may suggest an antibiotic and a decongestant. Homeopathic treatment is also possible, but you need a skilled homeopath to take your case thoroughly by your symptoms (not just those in your ear). This could be helpful especially if recurrent. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: There are several types of ear infections. Inner, middle , and external or outer. You need to be specific when asking a question. The typical swimmer's ear is an outer infection. You can treat that with a 50:50 mixture of isopropyl alcohol and clear vinegar( acetic acid) applied with an ear syringe 2-3 times a day. If that doesn't work in 7 days, see ENT doctor. ...Read more
OM symptoms: can be variable. Some symptoms include fullness, hearing loss, pain, ear drainage, dizziness, and fever. Treatment of ear infections is individualized, but usually consists of some form of antibiotic. Secondary medications may include decongestants, mucolytics, antiinflammatories/steroids and pain medications. ...Read more
Collection of purulent fluid behind tympanic membrane- many times secondary to nasal congestion/ viral uri- that can cause bulging of tympanic membrane, pain, redness or distortion of typical anatomic landmarks of membrane, poor mobility of membrane ultimately, tm can perforate or rupture with subsequent drainage of fluid into the ear canal. May take months for fluid from ...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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