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Doctor insights on: What To Do If Your Kid Ear Hurt

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What would make an ?Ear hurt when touched?

What would make an ?Ear hurt when touched?

Pressure: Pressure arising from the inflammatory process during infection causes local swelling of tissues resulting in increased pain perception when external pressure is applied. ...Read more

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Child ear pain?

Child ear pain?

Ear Pain Child: Ear pain is extremely common in childhood and although it is distressing, is usually caused by a minor infection that will resolve on its own. It can be VERY painful, due to pressure inside the ear drum so treating with pain killers like paracetamol +/- ibuprofen is the main treatment. If fevers and pain are ongoing for more than 3 days, then we sometimes advise antibiotics. ...Read more

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What. To do if your ear hurt?

What. To do if your ear hurt?

See your doctor.: You should be examined by your doctor to find out the cause, so that it can be treated. Possible causes are middle ear infection, ear canal infection (swimmer's ear), trauma, fluid behind the ear drum from a cold, viral infection or allergies or referred pain from the jaw, throat or neck. Until you are seen, you can take acetaminophen or ibuprofen for the pain. ...Read more

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My right side of my head and ear hurt?

Too vague: Could be ear or throat or jaw pain. You should either make a virtual consult or even better a real live consult with your doc if you have one. ...Read more

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Docs, could a cold make only 1 ear hurt?

Docs, could a cold make only 1 ear hurt?

Yes: The congestion of a cold will often cause your eustachian tube on one or both sides to swell.Once swollen, you can trap fluid behind the ear drum and this can be in a vacuum.This can cause discomfort. ...Read more

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If my ear.hurt on the out side what does that mean?

If my ear.hurt on the out side what does that mean?

Otitis externa: You have an "outside ear infection." Swimmers ear is the most common type of "outside ear infection." Antibiotic ear drops are most commonly used to treat this condition. best wishes. ...Read more

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My left ear hurt so much ?

Exam: Get it looked at by a medical practitioner. It could be injured or infected or there could be something in there that is easy to remove. ...Read more

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My thoat and left ear hurt?

My thoat and left ear hurt?

Throat: Get a strep throat test, have doctor look at ear (rule out ear infection). For now take hall lozenges , fluids, tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin. Decongestant if congested. ...Read more

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Why does my ear hurt in the cartilage like its cramped?

Why does my ear hurt in the cartilage like its cramped?

It is the wise...: ...physician who takes a peek at the pain before recommending a treatment. External & middle ear infections, dental problems, foreign bodies (moths, beads etc.) sinus infections & tonsillitis can present as ear pain. I've probably missed a few other conditions. It's definitely worth a look. Best wishes. Dr. Anne. ...Read more