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Nephew has a bad ear infection...

Does anyone know any at home remedies to help? He's got a fever of 103.5 and super cranky.

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hornz102485

Asked by hornz102485 at 9:08 PM on Jul. 19, 2010 in Kids' Health

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Answers (6)
  • Anyone nursing? Put breastmilk in the ear.
    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 9:09 PM on Jul. 19, 2010

  • Heating pad on the ear REALLY helps take away the pain. Of course tylenol or motrin (if he is old enough.
    mom2twobabes

    Answer by mom2twobabes at 9:10 PM on Jul. 19, 2010

  • He's only 11 months old.
    hornz102485

    Comment by hornz102485 (original poster) at 9:11 PM on Jul. 19, 2010

  • we use garlic oil. you can get it from a health food store . it works  a pain med with it.

    Phianabismoma

    Answer by Phianabismoma at 9:23 PM on Jul. 19, 2010

  • Lightly warmed olive oil in his ear.

    When my kids were younger and their ears hurt, they would actually ask for this.
    balagan_imma

    Answer by balagan_imma at 11:53 PM on Jul. 19, 2010

  • when my kids had ear infections I would give them pain meds (if they had pain) and then I would put a warm, wet washcloth over the ear. The moist heat seemed to help. I also pushed liquids, gave lukewarm baths, and dressed them in light clothing to help reduce the fever. I hope he feels better soon!!
    MizLee

    Answer by MizLee at 10:38 AM on Jul. 20, 2010

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