Earache is an ailment that few children get rid of . In some cases more persistently than in others. In some cases it can be caused by a catarrhal infection of the upper respiratory tract, or by a throat infection, in others it can be due to other causes such as the injuries that the child provokes
Earache is an ailment that few children get rid of. In some cases more persistently than in others. In some cases it can be caused by a catarrhal infection of the upper respiratory tract, or by a throat infection, in others it can be due to other causes such as the injuries that the child provokes itself scratching the ear canal or through the entrance of water in the ear, for example during swimming practice.
To relieve the discomfort that causes here we propose some homemade tricks, but we always recommend going to the specialist to assess the extent of the injury. Tr 7 homemade tricks to fight the earache in children
Apply a hairdryer at a not too high temperature for a maximum of 3 minutes near the ear, never directly, so that warm air enters it helping to dilute the liquid accumulated inside. 2-
Squeeze a garlic and apply a drop in the ear . It has analgesic qualities and acts as a natural antibiotic that can help relieve pain.3-
Put a few hot drops of olive oil or almond in the ear as it acts as a lubricant, relieving itching and dryness. 4- Place a hot water bottle wrapped in a cloth over the ear.
5- Apply 3 drops of breast milk to the ear.
Put a small onion or a little ginger in water to cook. Allow to cool and drain. Putting 2 or 3 drops of this liquid in the ear can relieve pain. 7- When the child is old enough to be able to chew gum
, this gesture can relieve the pressure of the ear helping to ventilate allowing its drainage. How to prevent children from having an earache- Consult the pediatrician in case the children have persistent pain in the ears.
- It is important
to avoid the entrance of water in the ear
, if our son often suffers from this ailment repeatedly and has to stay in the water for a long time, it is advisable to use special plugs that prevent the filtration of the water. -Clean the nasal passages with seawater suero or serum to prevent it from passing into the ear canals.
- Do not use traditional bast swabs that can push the wax inward and cause damage to the ear. To eliminate excess wax, it is recommended to use natural sprays. - Prevent the child from scratching or "inserting a finger" or any other object in the ear.