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I have a very sore ear

(8 Posts)
fluffythevampirestabber Fri 21-Oct-11 15:46:53

And I won't get a doctors appointment today for love nor money.

it's been ramping up for about a week and now it is throbbing and hot and very very sore.

What can I do?

I'm taking ibuprofen and I have a hot water bottle on it.

sad feel a bit nauseous and miserable.

hatchypom Fri 21-Oct-11 15:53:42

Ear calm you can buy it over the counter

fluffythevampirestabber Fri 21-Oct-11 15:55:48

Thanks - I'll head off to the chemist

I didn't know about that stuff

going Fri 21-Oct-11 15:57:44

If you can't get an appointment at your dr surgery wait until it closes and then call the out of hours dr.

gingeroots Fri 21-Oct-11 16:33:14

Good idea going ,or is there a walk in clinic near you ?
Wouldn't leave it over weekend .

fluffythevampirestabber Fri 21-Oct-11 16:35:56

Well I got the stuff (thanks) and I'll see how I go til tomorrow if it's still sore tomorrow I'll go to out of hours doc

WheresTheCat Fri 21-Oct-11 19:19:29

I know this sounds daft but is it your ear on the outside, or inside your ear? confused

fluffythevampirestabber Fri 21-Oct-11 20:12:30

inside at my ear drum but not deep in my eustachian tube does that make sense?

It feels a bit better since I put the ear calm in it. So hoping it'll work but if it's not better by the morning I'm going to the OOH doc

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