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What home remedies do you use or heard of for earaches?

Daughter has earache in left ear. Took her to Dr. today and she was given amoxcilin. What have you used or heard of? She's 17 and they gave her liquid form and not pills. Which i thought was kind of weird.

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4theloveofTink

Asked by 4theloveofTink at 11:57 PM on Nov. 26, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • i have done cotton balls with all my kids and when they are ready or trying to go to sleep keep there head propped up with pillows so they can sleep...also we have used very warm wash rags on the ear..just lay it over the ear as they are laying down with their head propped up..hope it helps!!(¯`*•.¸,¸.•*´¯)
    gracelessstar21

    Answer by gracelessstar21 at 11:59 PM on Nov. 26, 2010

  • I was going to say breastmilk, but at 17, I hope you're no still nursing her! LOL
    I've heard warm olive oil or clove oil, but I haven't tried them. I hope she feels better soon! Earaches are AWFUL (I still get them).
    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 12:23 AM on Nov. 27, 2010

  • Warm olive oil with garlic in her ear and / or a warm wet rag over her ear.
    BluDog

    Answer by BluDog at 12:26 AM on Nov. 27, 2010

  • I hot damp cloth, not hot enough to burn, held against the ear.
    Adelicious

    Answer by Adelicious at 12:27 AM on Nov. 27, 2010

  • I put a little baby oil in my ear when I had one because I had no olive oil.
    montanagal2005

    Answer by montanagal2005 at 12:31 AM on Nov. 27, 2010

  • A sock filled with rice, knotted at the end, and microwaved til just warm. Olive oil in the ear with a cotton ball.
    Ginger0104

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 1:08 AM on Nov. 27, 2010

  • Pee :)
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:37 AM on Nov. 27, 2010

  • Onion juice really works
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 5:41 AM on Nov. 27, 2010

  • I have to ask.........how is pee going to work?
    4theloveofTink

    Comment by 4theloveofTink (original poster) at 12:08 PM on Nov. 27, 2010

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