Quick Remedies to Get Rid of Itchy Ears

By:Vasudha Bhat, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:May 20, 2015

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Itchy ears can be highly annoying and may be a cause of massive pain and few other health troubles. So, here are some remedies that will give you dramatic, soothing results in a jiffy.
  • 1

    Tame the Storm

    If the mere thought of having an itchy ear annoys you, then these remedies are just meant for you. The brutality of itchy ears does not end with the irritation it causes. It continues and reaches up to a level where it causes inflammation in the skin of the ears, redness of the ear's openings, pain, fever, foul-smelling discharge or pus and formation of earwax. So, if you wish to stop the storm from rapidly spreading through your ears, follow these remedies.

  • 2

    Clean the Ears

    Cleanliness is your way to prevent any unwanted sensations in the ears. Regular cleaning will help you maintain hygiene and avoid any deposition of wax in the ears.

  • 3

    Get Rid of the Moisture from Ears

    Deposition of moisture in the ear usually happens among swimmers. To prevent this accumulation, one must prevent water from entering the ears while bathing or swimming. Damp environment in the ear is an ideal condition for bacteria and fungi to grow, which can be a cause of itchy ears.

  • 4

    White Vinegar

    Mix vinegar and water in equal portions and put this solution in your ears every day for 3 days. Two drops at a time and you are good to go.

  • 5

    Gargling and Steam

    Taking hot water steam or gargling can help you get rid of itchiness. You could also add a pinch of turmeric powder in hot milk and drink it at night before you wake up in the morning to witness dramatic effects of this remedy.

  • 6

    Olive Oil

    With the help of a dropper, put olive oil inside your itchy ear at least 3 times a day. To effectuate the remedy, you can also add some crushed garlic to olive and bring the solution to a boil. Bring down the temperature of the solution to room temperature. It is ready to cure you now.

  • 7

    Edible Oil

    The oils that fall under this category are coconut oil and any other vegetable oil and you could use them to treat the itchiness. Putting drops of edible oil in your ear will loosen the wax, eventually curing the itch.

  • 8

    Warm Water Bottle

    Sometimes, excessive wax deposition in your ear is the culprit behind itching. Try to remove the wax by putting a warm water bottle on your ear. The heat produced will melt down the wax and drain it from the ear.

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