You will need
- - "Paracetamol"
- - ear drops Otipax"
- - 3% alcohol solution
- - camphor or almond oil
- - onions
- - linseed oil
- - alcohol tincture of propolis
- - med
To anesthetize the initial stage of otitis helps "Paracetamol", assigned in age doses. You can use ear drops "Drops", which have analgesic effect. In addition, it is possible to reduce pain using a compress according to one of the founders: we have to soak gauze 3% alcohol solution (boric acid and glycerin) and insert it in your ear. Keep the solution in the ear canal for 3-5 hours.
A proven remedy that can help with strong pain, is the use of camphor oil. Bury it in the ear should be in a heated state. Analgesic properties and almond oil.
A tampon made of onion, you can reduce ear pain. A few pieces of onion should be carefully wrapped in cotton wool and insert it into the ear, being careful not to stick it deeply. The use of tampons helps to not only remove the pain, but to clear the nasopharynx. Juice squeezed from baked onions, you can also ear drops to stop "shooting" pain. If you mix a paste of onions with Flaxseed oil, it is possible to obtain a mixture, which is also used as tampons that are inserted into the ears to reduce the pain of otitis media.
Another effective way to relieve pain during otitis is the use of propolis. It is necessary to mix an alcohol tincture of propolis with honey (1:1) and before bedtime to drip into your ears (2-3 drops). Leave the inflammation and the pain will pass. You can also mix the ethanolic extract of propolis (10%) of the corn oil ratio of 1:2. Received seven have shaken. After this you need to gauze a tourniquet, to impregnate it with the returned emulsion and lay in the ear canal for 4 hours. The procedure is recommended daily for 15 days.
To remove the "firing" of the pain will help the warming of the ear. A cotton swab dipped in warm water and insert into the affected ear. Keep in the ear until it cools, repeat the heat up to 4 times a day until pain.
Advice 2: What antibiotic to take for otitis media
Antibacterial drugs, or antibiotics for treatment of otitis media is prescribed on the basis of the clinical picture and taking into account the individual characteristics of the patient. Most often, patients of the otolaryngologist is the inside "Cefuroxime", "Spiramycin", "Amoxicillin" and "Augmentin". Their intake is supplemented by the use of antipyretics, and the introduction in the ear drops containing cortisone.
Otitis media: General information about the disease, its causes
Otitis media is a disease of the middle ear Department of inflammatory-infectious etiology that can occur acutely and chronically. Otolaryngologists subdivide it into an outer and middle. In adults the development of otitis media may be accompanied by ear pain, decreased hearing, fever. The kids who can't complain of bad state of health, the main signs of the disease may be weeping, irritability, vomiting, high temperature. The appearance of these symptoms is due to the body's fight against infection, hit the "nasopharynx – middle ear", which can swell and close.
Causes of otitis can be:
- General cooling, which leads to narrowing of peripheral blood vessels;
infection, long-term "sitting" in the region of the nasopharynx and involved in adverse to the body conditions;
- weakened immunity due to poor nutrition and insufficient vitamins and minerals;
- Eustachian – inflammation of the auditory tube;
- mastoiditis is an inflammatory – infectious disease that affects the internal cells of the mastoid process.
Treatment of otitis with antibiotics
Adult patients for the treatment of otitis media is assigned to "Roxithromycin" is a drug from the group of macrolides. It is designed for internal use and are taking it 2 times a day before meals for 0.15 g.
Children under 12 years of age for the treatment of otitis administered macrolide "Clarithromycin". He is taken inside, according to the medical appointment or for instructions.
The antibiotic "Cefuroxime" comes in different forms. It can be administered intramuscularly, intravenously and taken inside. The drug has an excellent bacterial properties, but during pregnancy and lactation it is prescribed, after weighing all the possible risks for woman and child. One-time dosage is usually 0.25 g. in acute disease, it may increase twice.
"Amoxicillin", intended for internal ingestion, comes in 2 forms – tablets and powder. The dosage and frequency of its application is assigned a specialist individually. Due to the high bactericidal effect of this antibiotic has proven successful in the treatment of many diseases.
To take antibiotics to get rid of otitis media should be at least 10 days. Otherwise, the acute form of the disease may become chronic.
Given that all antibacterial agents intended for the treatment of otitis media, can cause damage to the beneficial flora of the intestine, the doctor should also prescribe medication that is made on the basis of bifidobacteria. You should also know that independent attempts to cure otitis fraught with deterioration of the General condition and the rapid progression of the infection.