What is Earache?
Earache or ear pain that persists needs medical attention. The medical term for earache or ear pain is Otalgia. Generally, it is common in children but it can also develop in adults. It can one as well as both ears. Homeopathic remedies for earache ensure complete treatment and eradicate the root cause of the condition. These remedies are devoid of side effects and are produced from natural substances to ensure the complete cure.
Symptoms of Earache
Symptoms in Adults:
- Impaired hearing
- Ear pain
- Fluid drainage from ear
Symptoms in Children:
- Ear pain when lying down
- Difficulty sleeping
- Acting more irritable than usual
- Crying more than usual
- Fever 100 F or higher
- Difficulty hearing or responding to sounds
- Loss of appetite
- Loss of balance
- Drainage of fluid from the ear
Causes of Earaches
- Infection of the middle ear that is, Otitis Media
- Infected tooth or cutting the wisdom tooth
- Throat infections or Tonsilitis
- Change in pressure while flying on a plane
- Shampoo or water trapped in the ear
Homeopathic Treatment for Ear Pain
Homeopathic treatment for ear pain gives complete relief to the patient and eradicate the root cause of the condition. As I have told you that homeopathic remedies are made of natural substances which have no side effects and give complete cure to the patient of ear pain.
Best Natural Homeopathic Remedies for Ear Pain
Belladonna: For Earache Tearing in Nature
Belladonna is one of the best natural homeopathic remedies for earache. It is useful for several types of ear pain including tearing and throbbing pain. This homeopathic medicine is an excellent remedy for earache that occurs due to the inflammation of the middle ear (Otitis Media). The patient suffers from pain that seems to be very deep rooted. High fever may also present with ear pain. Throat infection with pain in the throat radiating to the ear can also be cured with the help of homeopathic medicine Belladonna.
Chamomilla: To Provide Relief from Severe Ear Pain
Chamomilla is a natural homeopathic remedy to relieve severe earache. we can also call it a pain reliever. Homeopathic medicine Chamomilla works well when the patient feels as if she or he is going insane. The patient of this medicine is oversensitive to pain. Ear pain with extreme mental agitation is also best handled with this homeopathic medicine. The pain may get worse at night time or in the cold air. Chamomilla is also useful for children who become irritable because of ear pain and who get relief if they are carried.
Verbascum Thapsus: For Earache of Nerve Origin
Verbascum Thapsus is the top homeopathic remedy for ear pain of nerve origin. This homeopathic medicine is useful for the treatment of earache that is the best part of the facial pain of nerve origin (Trigeminal Neuralgia). The pain is more occur on the left side and becomes worse with the slightest of movement. The ear remains always dry within. Verbascum Thapsus is also famous for Mullein Oil and can also be used as ear drops on the affected side of ear with internal usage.
Pulsatilla: For Ear Pain with Thick Discharge from Ear
Pulsatilla is an excellent homeopathic medicine for earache associated with a thick discharge or fluid from the ear. The patient may also experience hardness of hearing with earache. The ear feels heavy and stuffed up. Most of the time, the discharge is green in color and non-irritating in nature. Open-air may give relief from ear pain.
Homeopathic Remedies for Ear Pain with Pus-like Discharge
In pus formation, Hepar Sulph and Psorinum are the top homeopathic medicines to treat ear pain. The patient who needs homeopathic medicine Hepar Sulph is suffering from earache with pus-like discharge from the ear. Hepar Sulph is an ideal homeopathic medicine to treat middle ear infection. The person cannot tolerate the touching even slightly as it makes the pain worse. Fever with chill may also present with ear pain. Hepar Sulph is ideal homeopathic remedy for ear pain when it gets worse by the slightest exposure to cold air. Psorinum is useful medicine when the discharge is unpleasant in odor.
Natural Homeopathic Medicines for Earache due to Middle Ear Infection
When the middle ear is affected, Belladonna, Hepar Sulph and Pulsatilla are top rated homeopathic medicines for ear pain. Ear pain because of middle ear infection may be associated with impaired hearing, discharge of pus from ear and fever.
Belladonna is considered to be a useful homeopathic remedy for earache in the very beginning stage of ear infection. Belladonna is prescribed when the patient feels severe ear pain which is throbbing in nature. The patient needing Belladonna may also get high fever with an earache. The body becomes extremely hot.
Hepar Sulph is another homeopathic prescription for ear pain when it is accompanied by pus-like discharge from the ear. The discharge is, at times, offensive in nature. It usually occurs in the ear infection cases which have progressed to advanced stages. Fever with chill may also be present with ear pain. The patient of Hepar Sulph may complain that the pain in the air gets worse in the cold air.
Pulsatilla is another homeopathic medicine to cure earache which is associated with a thick discharge from the ear. The greenish discharge oozes out of the ear. The patient of Pulsatilla gets relief in the open air. But at night, the patient with earache, experiences the worse condition.
Homeopathic Medicines for Earache due to Throat Infection
Phytolacca and Belladonna are the top homeopathic medicines to treat earache accompanied by a throat infection.
Belladonna is the perfect homeopathic medicine for pain in throat that radiates to the ear. The ear pain is intensive and throbbing in nature. High fever with extreme heat may accompany ear pain.
Homeopathic medicine Lachesis is prescribed when the ear pain is left-sided. Pain in the throat increases to the left ear. Swallowing of the food may make the pain worse.
Phytolacca is one of the best natural homeopathic remedies for ear pain on the right side. Phytolacca is ideal for those patients where the throat pain radiates to the right ear. The pain may be shooting in nature and in Phytolacca too, the swallowing of the food makes the condition worse.
Natural Homeopathic Remedies for Earache due to Dental Problems
Plantago and Merc Sol are the top homeopathic medicines for ear pain that occurs due to dental problem. Plantago is one of the best homeopathic medicines for earache that forms the first line of homeopathic treatment for cases of ear pain accompanied by toothache. Homeopathic medicine Plantago is an ideal remedy in those cases where the pain in teeth radiates to the ear. In a few cases of Plantago, the noise may make the condition worse of toothache and earache.
Homeopathic medicine Merc Sol also works wonders when the ear pain is because of dental troubles. The ear pain gets worse at night. Along with ear pain, blood-tinged or yellow discharge may come out of the ear. The patient may complain of increased saliva in the mouth.
Arnica- Homeopathic medicine for Ear pain following injury
Homeopathic remedy Arnica is an excellent medicine for earache that follows an injury. The injury may occur due to any blow or while clearing the ear with earbuds. Arnica gives relief to the patient of ear pain and it is also considered the best homeopathic remedy for ear pain after an injury.
How to Prevent earaches
Some earaches may be preventable. Try these preventive measures:
- Avoid smoking and exposure to smoke.
- Keep foreign objects out of the ear.
- Dry the ears after swimming or bathing.
- Avoid allergy triggers, such as dust and pollen.
Note: Medicines mentioned here are for information purpose only. Kindly do not self-medicate.
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