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Ear infection symptoms in adults are
Earache (either a sharp, sudden pain or a dull, continuous pain),
a sharp stabbing pain with immediate warm drainage from the ear canal.
Nasal congestion may accompany or precede an ear infection but is not a symptom of it.
A feeling of fullness in the ear.
Nausea may accompany an earache.
In children, the symptoms of an ear infection are
Tugging at the ear.
crying at night when lying dowm
Call your doctor about an ear infection if;
Body temerature rises above 100 degrees; a
fever signals the possibility of a more serious infection (especially in infants and young children).
Your child develops a stiff neck.
Your child is very lethargic, responds poorly, or is inconsolable.
You or your child frequently develops ear infections; repeated bouts with the disorder can lead to hearing loss or more serious infections.
You or your child has hearing problems; the infection may be the cause.
You suspect that your young child has an ear infection.
And of course Never give your child aspirin, it is linked to reyes syndrome
Home remedies for ear infections
try these tips;
A warm compass.
Steam inhalations may also help, but take care not to burn yourself; protect your eye area, as well.
Taking antihistamines may dry out your throat and respiratory passages and are to be avoided. sip water frequently.
In older children or adults gargling with salt water helps soothe an aggravated throat and clear the eustachian tubes.
Smokers should refrain from smoking inside the house or anywhere around a child.
and of course ask your doctor.
And do Not give your child aspirin, Nor pepto-bismol.
The persons fresh urine cures earaches.
Using the person fresh urine will cure an earache.
Melt Vick's in a spoon with a lighter dip a cotton ball into that then stick the cotton ball into to ear to relieve the the pain!
Since: Oct 11
A good chug of moonshine will make you forget all about it.
Thanks for an informative post.
bored, where on earth did you come by that information? I would strongly advise against it!
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