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My left ear hurts bad. What can I do without going to the doctors?
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Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Try some pain meds
Hopefully its nothing serious and a little bit of tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen can get things calmed down.
Unfortunately, with ear infections, direct visualization helps us guide treatment. Your other option is to try tele-health. If the history is suggestive enough, some treatment can be offered to you.

In brief: Try some pain meds
Hopefully its nothing serious and a little bit of tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen can get things calmed down.
Unfortunately, with ear infections, direct visualization helps us guide treatment. Your other option is to try tele-health. If the history is suggestive enough, some treatment can be offered to you.
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