203 Home Remedies for Earache

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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


Pop goes the eardrum!

May 25, 2014
If you are having an earache and then it sudden gets worse and then goes away all together. You might hear a pop or crackling, you might not. That means that more than likely your eardrum is busted. Ears aren't supposed to drain. I just went through this.

It took a little over a month for my eardrum too heal. It drained the whole time and eventually dried up. The only thing that ever help me was to take a prescribed dose of pain reliever or even a Tylenol PM, take a nice long hot shower(where I'd be crying my eyes out), once you come out of the shower, you SHOULD feel relaxed enough to go to sleep.

It's not a cure, but it's how I got through it. I hope it helps, I know the pain :}
Melinda from Florida


This helped me

May 20, 2014
Put a heat pad on your neck.
John from Washington


The relaxation always helps

May 12, 2014
Make sure the room your in is quiet...Best thing's just to go to your room! Get out your computer or any device, then head to youtube.com and search "soft music" Now put it on a nice, low/quiet volume. MAKE SURE YOUR MUSIC IS LONG!! I found one 9 hours long! Have a nice little nap then just, close your eyes, and find your way to your dreams... Can't sleep? Find a nice night poem... Hope this helped! If not then I'm sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo sorry!!!!
Dorina from England


Sleep is a good thing

May 10, 2014
Just lay down in your bed and put things like olive or baby oil it does not only have a lubricating effect but a pain easier as well. I really hoped this helped if not I am so super sorry! =._.=
Ezia from A Place


Terrible earache

May 04, 2014
I've tried many things but finally I found the right one. I put a cotton ball/tissue and put peroxide on it, put it in your ear for one minute after a minute wash your ear out with warm water. After that get a heating pad/warm towel and put it on that ear for 10-12 minutes or if you prefer longer, do so. I Hope this helped, if not sorry.
Kate from Texas


50/50 vinegar and alchol

April 26, 2014
I read this remedy on here and it works awesome! I didn't think I could take anymore pain from my ear! I tried the hot compress after and I laid in a ball and cried decided yo have a shower and just plug ear and leg water hit the outer part and it drained with in 10 min of me been in the shower and I feel great now no more pain.
Tanya from Mj Saskatchewan canada


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