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Any ideas for a very sore ear?!!

(4 Posts)
muminthesun Tue 30-Nov-10 21:11:22

Hi,ds1 has been crying in pain for last 2 hrs ,think its prob an ear infection,have given calpol/ibuprofen,is there anything else I can give him,ie,home remedy or apply heat/cold compress etc,any ideas ?

whomovedmychocolate Tue 30-Nov-10 21:15:12

How old is he?

muminthesun Tue 30-Nov-10 21:25:02

He is 7

whomovedmychocolate Tue 30-Nov-10 21:29:32

Keeping the ears warm and dry will help a lot - avoid bathing.

Lots of rest. If you have any saline spray (Sterimar) that can help clear out all the gunk from the sinuses which will help.

Hope he feels better soon. There seems to be a lot of bugs going round.

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