The ear is one of the most complex organs, connected with the nasopharynx and the auditory tube.
Diseases can occur for various reasons, but in 80% of cases due to the inflammatory process associated with the infection.
Treatment should appoint an otolaryngologist after a thorough medical examination.
The most common cause of ear painInflammatory processes that can occur in the area of the external auditory canal or auricle. Often the inflammation moves to the tympanum, membrane, auditory tube or cell of the mastoid process.
If you have aching, shooting pain in your ear or youFeel zalozhennost with hearing loss, immediately consult an otolaryngologist. In inflammatory diseases, body temperature can rise to 39-40 ° C.
Carry out self-treatment is very dangerous. The inner ear is in the immediate vicinity of the brain, and with incorrectly chosen tactics of treatment, the inflammation can pass to the cerebral membrane.
Pain can occur dramatically at night, whenThere is no possibility to see a doctor. In this case, you can call an ambulance and go to the hospital, where you will be provided with qualified assistance. In extreme cases, insert in the ear canals turundochki, soaked in boric alcohol, but in the morning, always consult a specialist.
Do not try to apply heat to the sick ear. In many cases this can be contraindicated, for example, with acute purulent otitis.
In addition to pain in the ear, you can have a stuffy nose,Since otitis is often a consequence of catarrhal diseases. In this case, drip into each nasal passage of two to three drops of vasoconstrictor. This will help drain the fluid and somewhat reduce the pain in the ear.
The otolaryngologist will conduct a medical examination, withNeed to appoint tests. With acute otitis, you will be given antibacterial drugs in pills or injections. The dose and form of the drug is chosen by the doctor based on the results of the medical examination. It is not recommended to use antibiotics alone.
Often with acute purulent otitis treatment is carried outIn a hospital. After the body temperature is normal, the acute period of the disease is left behind, you will be given a course of physiotherapy treatment.