Ear discharge can be characterized as any fluid coming or draining from the ear. The medical term for ear discharge is Otorrhea. The discharge from the ear varies in terms of nature. For instance, it can be clear, white, thick, sticky, green, yellow, brownish, filled with pus or blood stained etc. At times, the nature of the discharges is also offensive.
What are the Causes of Ear Discharge?
Most of the times, the discharge from the ear can be an ear wax that comes out of the body that is a natural thing. Other causes are:
- Middle Ear Infection: Otitis media is one of the common causes of ear discharge. The condition develops when viruses or bacteria reach the middle ear. It is situated behind the eardrum and the ear infection can result in fluid to build up.
- Trauma: Ear canal trauma can also result in ear discharge. A cotton swab can also cause trauma while cleaning your ear.
- Swimmer’s Ear: It is also called otitis externa. The condition is a result of bacterial or fungal infection of ear canal. It develops in people who spend more time in water especially swimmers.
What are the Symptoms of Ear Discharge?
Homeopathy & Ear Discharge
Along with ear discharges, the accompanying symptoms such as deafness, ear pain, noises are also to be taken into account while prescribing homeopathic medicine for ear discharge. Homeopathic mode of treatment has the ability to cure the long standing cases of ear discharge with the help of the medicines.
Best Homeopathic Remedies for Ear Discharge
Homeopathic treatment for ear discharge is very successful in treating such cases. Homeopathy is replete with list of medicines to treat the condition of ear discharge. These natural remedies are selected keeping in view the individual symptoms of the person and result in complete cure. Here are the best homeopathic medicines to cure this problem:
Silicea – Top Homeopathic Remedy for Ear Discharge with Pus
It is a highly prescribed homeopathic medicine for ear discharge with pus. The discharge of Silicea may be offensive or fetid in nature. This homeopathic medicine also acts well in cases of bone destruction due to ear discharge with a long history. In such cases, the person may experience different kinds of noises in the ears along with dullness of hearing. The noises can be tinkling, roaring or fluttering in nature. At times, a throbbing pain in the ear may also develop. Silicea also works well in cases of caries of mastoid cells due to ear discharge.
Kali Mur – Best Homeopathic Medicine for Ear Discharge
Kali Mur is the top grade homeopathic treatment for ear discharge. It is very helpful in cases of chronic ear discharge. In chronic cases, the person may experience deafness and noises in the air with ear discharge. The noises get worse on swallowing or blowing the nose. Homeopathic medicine Kali Mur also acts well in cases of blockage & swelling of Eustachian tube. Furthermore, it is an ideal remedy to cure chronic catarrhal conditions of the middle ear.
Merc Sol – Homeopathic Treatment for Ear Discharge with Earache
Merc Sol is another homeopathic medicine to cure the cases of ear discharge that is associated with ear pain. The pain is shooting and tearing in nature. The pain gets worse at night. The color of the discharge from the ear is yellow in color and offensive in nature. In some case, it may be blood stained. Along with the previous symptoms, the patient may experience ringing, roaring, and buzzing noises. Homeopathic medicine Merc Sol is also effective for swimmer’s ear infection.
Psorinum & Tellurium – For Ear Discharge that are Offensive in Nature
Homeopathic remedies Psorinum and Tellurium are very helpful in cases of ear discharge when it is offensive in nature. Psorinum acts well in treating ear discharge which is fetid, putrid and offensive in nature. The discharge may be purulent in nature and brownish in color. The discharge is also accompanied by an unbearable itching in the ears.
Tellurium is recommended when the ear discharge is watery, thin and the smell is offensive like fish brine. Tellurium is also prescribed in intense acridity and excoriating nature of the ear discharge.
Homeopathy for White, Yellow or Green Color & Blood Stained Discharges
Homeopathic remedies Kali Mur and Natrum Mur acts well in cases of white colored ear discharge. To address yellow color ear discharges, homeopathic medicines Kali Sulph and Merc Sol are highly suggested. When it comes to dealing with the green color ear discharge, the best remedies to address this condition are Pulsatilla and Lycopodium. The most appropriate remedies to prescribe in treating blood stained ear discharge are Merc Sol and Calcarea Sulph.
Note: Medicines mentioned here are for information purpose only. Kindly do not self-medicate.
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