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Homeopathic Remedies for Otitis Media

What is Otitis Media?

Otitis media is an infection of the middle ear with inflammation caused by bacterial or viral infection which commonly tends to affect children more. Common causes of otitis media includes:

  • allergies such as rhinitis or hay fever
  • sinusitis or cold
  • overgrown or infected adenoids
  • passive or active inhalation of tobacco smoke or other forms of environmental irritants
  • sudden surge in air pressure such as during taking off or landing of an aeroplane
  • high altitude
  • cold climate
  • glue ear
  • catarrh infection
  • usage of pacifiers
  • excessive production of saliva or mucus during teething
  • perforated eardrum

Generally, treatments for otitis media involves myringotomy and antibiotics medication which has been found not to be really effective for prevention of otitis media recurrences.  Homeopathy has been traditionally used to treat otitis media hence it is worthwhile resorting to this safe natural remedies first before going for myringotomy or antibiotics which comes with some potential risk.

Homeopathic Remedies

Symptoms: Severe pain or earache and inflammation of the middle ear, usually followed by diarrhoea, irritability and high fever.
Homeopathic medicine: Refer to homeopathic remedies for earache, ear pain and otalgia

Symptoms: Discharge of pus
Homeopathic medicine: Refer to homeopathic remedies for ear discharge or otorrhea