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What is best treatment for sore throat stuffy nose earache n headache? At home trearments prefered ans breastfeedinf safe

What is best treatment for sore throat stuffy nose earache n headache? At home trearments prefered ans breastfeedinf safe

Symptomatic Treatmen: From what you describe it may be viral upper respiratory infection. Symptomatic treatment with humidifier and steam inhalation. Over the counter medications for cold have medications that may not be safe for baby while breast feeding (too many varieties with many commercially available meds to specify which ones are not good). ...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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Best treatments for ear ache?

Best treatments for ear ache?

Treat the cause: Best treatment for ear ache is to diagnose and treat the cause. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for my child's earache?

What is the treatment for my child's earache?

That Depends...: Depends on what's causing it. Ear aches can come from teething, middle ear infection, tooth grinding, swimmer's ear, foreign bodies (never underestimate the curiosity of children in placing things in their ears--or the ears of others!), and a host of other causes. A proper diagnosis is the first step toward effective treatment. ...Read more

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Had severe earache. During the treatment i started to have cough with black spiting. Till today i am suffering from it. What problem do I have ?

Had severe earache. During the treatment  i started to have cough with black spiting. Till today i  am suffering from it. What problem do I have ?

Difficult to say: There is an ear-cough reflex that may explain it. Check with the doc who performed the treatment whatever that was. Make sure there is only one disease and not two. I suspect that it will go away but better be safe. ...Read more

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For over a week i've had a headache on the right side near above my eye and i've had earache. tried painkillers/hayfever treatment. help? nothin works

For over a week i've had a headache on the right side near above my eye and i've had earache. tried painkillers/hayfever treatment. help? nothin works

See your PCP: Any headache must be viewed as a valid medical disorder and the headache assessment must be comprehensive. See your PCP for evaluation, tests, imaging and treatment options. ...Read more

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Ever since an ear ache i always get water in ear which stays for days even with alcohol treatment . Alcohol treatment also stays in ear for days.Why?

Dont put it in ear: If you are feeling liquid in your ear, it may be a discharge from a middle ear infection with a hole in the eardrum. Do not put alcohol into your ear. It is toxic to tissues, and if you have a perforated eardrum it can cause damage to the delicate structures of the middle ear. See your health care provider and/or an ear, nose and throat specialist. ...Read more

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What are some treatments to relieve an ear ache?

What are some treatments to relieve an ear ache?

Proper diagnosis: An ear ache is not necessarily arising from the ear structures. If your hearing has not changed as a result of the ache and there is no drainage, the single most common cause of an ear ache (otalgia) in the absence of ear disease, is pain arising from the dental apparatus. Tmd, masticatory muscle spasm or true dental disease are entities that need to be ruled out. Heat and tylenol (acetaminophen) for relief. ...Read more

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Can physical therapy for a broken humerus give you an ear ache?

Can physical therapy for a broken humerus give you an ear ache?

Not usually!: Never heard of therapy for a broken humerus causing an earache... Check w/ your primary care doc or an ENT to investigate. If your fx. Was proximal ( toward the shoulder) on the humerus your p.T. May be exercising your shoulder muscles and occ. Your trapezius and sternocleidomastoid muscles get'irritated'. This conceivably could cause pain near your same side ear; but not an earache. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure an earache?

What is the best way to cure an earache?

First, diagnosis: An earache really means pain at the side of your face. There are other anatomical structures at the side of the face, including the jaw joint, the jaw muscles and the upper teeth. If your hearing has not changed, it is unlikely that the ear is the site of your pain. You need to seen an ENT doctor for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat an earache?

What is the best way to treat an earache?

First, diagnosis: Ear ache or otalgia may be caused by a number of disorders. If your hearing has not changed and you are not a q-tip user, it is most likely that your ear is not the site of the pain. Tmd or disorders related to the muscles of mastication are the most common problems causing ear ache in the absence of ear disorders. You first need a diagnosis by and ENT doctor before you proceed. Heat, analgesic. ...Read more

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