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how can you comfort the pain of an ear infection?

last nite my ear started hurting so bad i couldnt sleep n all i could do was cry. went to the doc today turns out got an ear infection, first one in who knows how long, so she put me on antibiotics but until they kick in what can i do for the pain?? Im taking 800mg of advil every 4hrs n that seems to help some, but there has to be something else out there i could be doing??

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Asked by mfh0411 at 1:17 PM on Feb. 3, 2009 in Health

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  • I use a heating pad.

    I have a friend who warms olive oil and drops it in, but I've never done that and can't say whether it is good or not.

    Answer by Bmat at 1:22 PM on Feb. 3, 2009

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