What can I do for an ear ache that I have been having at least twice a month. Is it caused from sinus problems or what?

Many people are known to suffer from a sinus infection earache which normally occurs on account of the swelling as well as the inflammation of the sinuses. Some of the common symptoms of a sinus infection are headaches, experiencing pain or even pressure in the area around the eyes and the face, congestion, ear infections and so on. One of the earache home remedies for earache relief is to apply a warm compress against the ear which could be prepared by dipping a towel in some hot water and then squeezing all the water out. Before taking up any kind of sinus ear infection remedies one should also first ascertain the exact cause of the ear infection which may also be on account of viruses, bacteria and even fungi. Babies and children are more prone to sinus infections and consequent sinus ear infections and hence special care should be taken while treating them.

One of the sinus infection home remedy is to grind together a few basil leaves and then extract the juice from these leaves. This juice should then be put into a poultice made of flannel and placed on the ear that has the sinus infection. Another one of the most effective home remedies for earache is to pour some freshly prepared garlic juice inside the ear that is aching. Garlic juice is very effective against sinus ear infection as well as other ear infections on account of its antibiotic properties. In order to know how to treat an earache if the level of pain has increased, one should also try and chew on some chewing gum and this will result in the contraction of the muscles which in turn will help in opening up the clogged eustachian tubes. One of the home remedies for sinus infection earache relief also includes the use of hydrogen peroxide. While using this sinus ear infection treatment one should put just a few drops of hydrogen peroxide in the ear that hurts and allow it to remain to gain relief from the pain. Home remedies for sinus ear infection relief also include obtaining the juice of a few tender leaves of the mango plant and then gently warming this juice. One should then pour only four drops of this warm juice in both the ears and not just the aching ear as this helps in treating the earache. Earache relief home remedies for children also include warming some fenugreek seeds in some linseed or mustard oil and then warming this mixture together. Thereafter one should allow the oil to cool and add four or five drops of this oil to the affected ear only after filtering it.

Earache relief using olive oil is also possible by simply putting a few drops of olive oil into the ear that is affected. Similarly another one of the home remedies for earache relief is to add a few drop of freshly squeezed lemon juice into the ear. This home remedy is one of the effective treatment options for earaches because the lemon juice tends to altar the Ph levels in the affected ear. This acidic juice tends to rapidly evacuate the bacteria which may have accumulated in the ear and causing pain. Earache relief for earache that is caused by the medical condition known as swimmer’s ear can be addressed naturally by mixing together equal quantities of white vinegar and water. The mixture should be poured into the ear with a dropper and then the ear should be gently wiggled a little to ensure that liquid is properly distributed throughout the ear of the individual.

answered by G M

Health tips to cure earache

  • Grind a handful of the leaves of Holy Basil and extract its juice. Put 2 or 3 drops in each ear 2 times a day.
  • Boil 5 cloves of garlic in distilled water, mash them and mix a pinch of common salt. Now, wrap this in a cotton cloth and apply it to the affected ear. Do this 2 or 3 times daily or whenever pain aggravates.
  • Extract some garlic juice and pour a few drops in both the ears 2 or 3 times daily.
  • Put a few drops of Margosa (margosa) oil or mustard oil in each of your ears twice daily.
  • If you have developed earache due to altitude then chew a gum to help open the Eustachian tubes.
  • Apply a heating pad to your aching ears 3 to 4 times daily.
  • If you have earache due to swimmer's ear, then put some mineral oil before going into water and dry your ears properly after coming out of it.
  • You can also put a few drops of hydrogen peroxide in the affected ear.
  • Dripping a few drops of onion juice in the throbbing ear will provide relief.
  • Have an increased intake of vitamin C and zinc.

answered by D D

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