209 Home Remedies for Earache

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August 10, 2014
I was at work and I was meant to be finishing at 5:00 am but we shut early anyways I didn't get home until 3:00 am so I climbed into bed went to sleep and then woke up and 4:30 am with an earache that was so painful that it turns out I was crying in my sleep..

I tried everything the hot water bottle to my ear, the olive oil, the peroxide but yet nothing still worked I then remembered what nan told me to do one day after hockey, (cotton ball with a tiny bit of pepper and hot water) I then found a cotton ball out boiling water on it with pepper waited for 10-15 minutes it may work quicker for you and if it does then well done..

I now no longer have an earache and I am now able to go back to bed mind you it's 7:10 am. Hope it works for you guys!
Golly from Tasmania


Heat is the best

August 03, 2014
I had an earache and I didn't know what to do so I grabbed a peace of cloth poured salt in it, and put it in the microwave for 30 seconds! Take it out and place it on the ear that hurts and leave it there. You will see that in a minute or two you will feel brand new! HOPE IT WORKS! -jenn ? Xoxo
Nicole from Texas



July 25, 2014
If you want to sleep but you can't because of an earache than just distract yourself, go on YouTube and watch funny funny videos.
Matt from USA



July 19, 2014
My ear hurts so bad I put hot olive oil in it and that was one of the stupid's thing I have done.
Stephanie from Teague


Late night ear ache

July 17, 2014
I have anywhere between 5-8 ear aches a year. I always do half alcohol and half peroxide in a small container. Then I use a dropper or a q-tip to drop it in my ear and keep my head tilted until I hear the crackling, then I drain my ear and stick a cotton ball in so the air doesn't make it hurt again.
I then have a sock full of rice that I put in the microwave for about 30 seconds and then lay my ear on the sock and it feels so much better. Hope it helps you!,)
Crystal Swope from Ohio


What to do at 2am

July 05, 2014
It's 2:34 AM, and now I might get to sleep.
My solution: heat.
I took a few cotton pads, put 'em in a baggie, microwaved it for 20sec, put it in another baggie, wrapped in a paper towel and now have my screaming ear under it. Olive oil and isopropyl alcohol didn't cut it for me, perhaps that's because I didn't heat them.
I also took ibuprofen.
Best part: I'm 14 and could do all these things fairly quietly without waking anyone up.
Sophia from USA


Temperary ear pain reducer

July 05, 2014
Okay, so I had an ear ache at about 2 o clock this morning and it was so bad. In the past when I was younger, I would just crawl onto the couch and apply some pressure to my ear. In hindsight that may have been a bad idea...I haven't gotten ear aches for a while but this morning when I applied a warm towel to my ear and the pain became a bit bearable. Hope this helps! If not, good luck (you will need it!)
Anomonus from Maryland


Hydrogen peroxide!

June 16, 2014
I just had the worst earache ever and I tried everything! I tried the heating pad and that didn't help! All I did was pour some hydrogen peroxide in my ear! It worked instantly! I've never had a earache that bad!
Rebekah from Maryland


What just happened

June 05, 2014
I'm a tall muscular build football playing gamer so believe me when I say it hurt. In the middle of one of the games I was playing online with some pals I got a 10x bad earache. When I was younger they were a problem for me but not since I was seven.

First thing I did was come here then well reading I got a drink of cranberry juice since that's what one said to do. It was one of those "went down the wrong hole" things. But after sorta choking/coughing it was all but gone and I felt a lot better seeing how I didn't even notice just went back to the game :-) hope this incident works for you.
The Gamer from The Gamers Room


Hydrogen peroxide

June 01, 2014
My mom always had me and my siblings put hydrogen peroxide in our ears. She would pour some in (Not sure how much cause I've always had her do it, but probably a spoon/capful at the most) and then she would just wait there and watch till it started bubbling and foaming. (You can hear it bubbling too) I have an earache and plugged ears right now from a cold and I tried the hydrogen peroxide and it didn't work though.
Manda from USA


Poppin that earache pain

May 28, 2014
Hold your nose blow out with your mouth but don't let the air come out let the pressure build up when your holding your nose and blowing through your mouth it will pop yo your ear it will hurt but you will be cured.
Julian Vargas from Albuquerque


Vicks and heat.

May 28, 2014
Vicks rub around ear (not in ear) and heating pad. So much better.
Rachel from Texas


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