You will need
- - ear drops;
- - cotton swabs;
- - hydrogen peroxide.
In advance, remove the drops from the fridge to bury the cold drug in the ears is undesirable. You can warm the tool in warm water (warm to boiling water is impossible), but make sure that the bottle was well closed, otherwise water gets inside and drops will come in a state of disrepair. Until they warm up a bit, do some cleaning of the ear canal.
Clean the ear with cotton swab, and if you have a selection of pus or too much sulfur, then rinse with hydrogen peroxide. It softens out all the deposits and exposes them. After washing thoroughly remove residual peroxide from the ear with a cotton swab.
Lie on your right side and insert the drug. A little massage the ear. In a similar way insert the other ear. Even if the inflammatory process in one ear passage, bury need both since they are linked. If you used a hot drop, then put the cotton wool that the tool does not escape, but the warming effect was increased.
If you dig ear a young child, be very careful. Do not clean the ear canal with a cotton swab, as you may damage the eardrum. Follow the dosage drops. Carefully read the instructions before using the product.
If you start to ache, and it will be itching or burning sensation in the ear canal, discontinue use of drops and contact Laura. Pay particular attention to the state of the baby during the period of treatment, because any drug may be allergic.
Do not give yourself any drug on your own. If you have problems with the inner ear, you can hurt even the most harmless drops of oil-based. Tools with antibiotics must appoint only a doctor, it concerns warming means.
Advice 2: How to clean the baby's ears.
Physiological processes in the cavity of the ear in children is similar to adults. The kids, as well as older people produced sulfur to be removed. That's just to clean ears child is not desirable in the usual sticks. At this age, the ear drum is still not fully formed, it is closer to the end of the auditory canal, i.e. to the sink. Perform hygienic procedures should be regularly, but with caution.
Clean a baby's ears only baby cotton swabs. They are safe and can't go deep in the ear canal. They are made by special technology and is considered the physiological features of the structure of the ear. By the way, these sticks are suitable for cleaning ears of an adult.
Once you escopeta child, he will clean the earsto remove excess moisture and sulfur. To do it after the wash because the moisture trapped in the ear, already soaked all the dirt. Gently clean the ear of sulfur, but to clean the ear canal is undesirable, and unnecessary altogether. Sulfur serves as a barrier that protects the inner ear from contact with pathogenic microbes, so to remove it is not necessary.
If your child is bothering the ear, and you noticed that a lot of sulphur in it, please contact Laura. The doctor will examine and, if necessary, cleanse the ear canal of the baby. To do this the doctor much easier, knowing the more subtle features of the structure of the ear and having a special device.
While cleaning the ears of a child do not use any oil they can hurt. If you need to moisten the ear, use plain boiled water, which just immerse a cotton swab for a few seconds.
Advice 3: What are ear drops
Ear drops are used to treat diseases of the ear, the main of which are internal, medium and external otitis. These diseases are accompanied by inflammatory process.
Currently, for the treatment of otitis used the following drugs: antibiotic drugs, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID), pain relievers, antihistamines (anti-allergic) drugs, decongestants. If otitis media is very often prescribed ear drops. They purposefully influence the pathological focus and have minimum side effects. Effective combination medications containing an antibiotic: "the Drops" (active ingredients - phenazone, xylocain), "Normaks" (norfloxacin), "Combiner-Duo" (active ingredients - ciprofloxacin, dexamethasone), "Kandibiotik" (beclomethasone, chloramphenicol), "Uniflex" (ofloxacin). These agents have antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, an anesthetic effect.
For the treatment of otitis media is often prescribed combination drug "Anuran". The composition of these ear drops consists of lidocaine, antibiotics neomycin and polymyxin. The drug has antifungal, antibacterial and analgesic properties, with minimal side effects. Part ear drops "Garson" possessing anti-inflammatory and antibacterial action include the antibiotic gentamicin and the glucocorticoid betamethasone. The active substance of the drug "Otinum" is salicylate Holim, overwhelming inflammation due to inhibition of enzyme activity. "Drops" contains phenazone and lidocaine for quick pain relief, disinfection of the external auditory canal, reducing swelling and inflammation. The agent has no ototoxic effect, does not damage the eardrum, and has a minimum of contraindications and may be applied even in infants.
The active ingredient ear drops "Otofa" is a rifampicin – an antibiotic with activity against gram-positive microorganisms (streptococci, staphylococci). To side effects is possible allergic reactions. The drug "Polideksa" has anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic effect. It consists of dexamethasone, neomycin and polymyxin B. Active ingredients of ear drops "Sofradeks" are antibiotics gramicidin and framizetin sulfate, and the glucocorticoid dexamethasone. The tool provides a wide range of bacteriostatic and bactericidal action, has antipruritic, anti-allergic and anti-inflammatory properties. Usually, the drugs in such a dosage form administered instilled into the ears of 2-3 drops 3-4 times a day.
Advice 4: How to instill ear drops
Skill proper instillation of ear drops owned by a few. As a result, the medication reaches the inflamed area and do not provide the desired action, reducing the effectiveness of treatment.
You will need
- - pipette;
- - warm solution;
- - a cotton swab.
Thoroughly clean the ear canal from sulfur with a cotton sticks before using drops. This is especially important to do if the accumulation of sulfur blocks the lumen of the auditory canal. However, remember, you cannot enter q-tip in the ear canal deeply. First, there is a risk of damaging the eardrum, the patient may not even notice because of the presence of severe pain. Second, when a large accumulation of sulfur can promote her even deeper, causing blockage.
Before the instillation of drug in the ear heat up solution. To do this, place the bottle in a container of warm water or hold it for a few minutes in hand. Drops of a suspension be sure to shake their texture was smooth. During drug administration the person should lie on his side, his head turned a sick ear up.
If drops in the ear need to drip a small child under two years old, pull the ear back and down. An adult, on the contrary, you should pull the ear up and back. This is due to the anatomical structure of the ear canal in adults and children. Failure to follow this technique, the ear canal is not straightened to a sufficient extent that will prevent the release of the drug to the inflamed areas.
Type drug into a clean pipette, previously scalded with boiling water, and enter it in the ear canal to a depth of not more than 0.5 cm Then drip as many drops of the drug, how much is recommended by the attending physician or specified in the instructions.
Few know how to get get ear drops correctly, you need to take action to pharmacological agent from leaking out of the ear canal. To do this, press the tragus, and hold it in this position for a few minutes. Of pure cotton swab and make them close the ear canal. Only after that the patient can get up. Cotton swab remove ear about 20 minutes - enough time for processing the passage.
Remember that each drug has several contraindications. Therefore, use for treatment of the patient ear medications prescribed by the attending physician.
Cool the hot solution can cause severe pain in the ear, dizziness and loss of consciousness. Therefore, the ear drops should be warmed before introduction only to body temperature.