Health Tip: Earache Home Care

Health Tip: Earache Home Care

(HealthDay News) -- An earache is a sharp, dull, or burning pain in one or both ears. The pain can have a variety of causes, from ear infections to pressure changes, says MedlinePlus.

To care for an earache at home, you can:

  • Place a cold cloth on the outer ear.

  • Chew gum.

  • Rest in an upright position.

  • Use over-the-counter ear drops or an OTC pain reliever.

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