How to Get Rid of Earache

Ear Infection Symptoms & Home Remedies 


Mostly earache is caused by infection. But it is not necessary that earache could be dangerous, sometimes it cure by simple home remedies.

Ear infection

Ear infection

Ear infections occur when viruses and bacteria are set into the middle ear. Mostly, children are affected by it because of fever and sore throat. If your child has a middle ear infection then it may fill with a secretion that will be a cause of severe pain. 

Now we talk about the symptoms of earache so you guys should know about them.



  • nausea vomiting
  • Swelling
  • Sensitive to touch
  • Dizziness
  • Discharge running out of the ear
  • Itching
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Problem in hearing

Common causes of earache

There are many causes of earache but we talk about some common causes which caused earache especially in children.

  • Sinus infections
  • Earwax 
  • Tonsillitis
  • Teeth grinding (especially while sleeping)
  • Cavities

 Now we share some home remedies for earache that would be simple and also so cheap. We found them easily in our kitchen. i.e, 

  • Heat
  • Cold
  • Neck exercise
  • oil
  • Garlic
  • Onion
  • Massage


Hot compress

For relief of pain put a hot pad to the ear for 15 minutes, for quick relief also put a heating pad on the neck and throat. 


Cold compress

Took ice from the refrigerator and cover it with a cloth. Apply this on the ear and also under the ear for about 15-20 minutes.

Neck exercises

Neck exercise

Several of ear pains are raised by pressure in our ear. Some of the exercises of the neck are very useful for it. We share some steps of neck exercise.

  • Turn round slowly your neck and head till aligned to the shoulder.
  • Repeat the same on the other side.
  • Do this exercise the whole day after every 1 hour until your pain goes.

Olive Oil

Olive oil

Apply oil in-ear is very effective for pain. Put 1 or 2 drops of lightly warmed olive oil in your ear, you will feel relief. 



Garlic has been used as a medication for infection from ages. 



Onion water drops are best for ear infection 

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