Ear ache or otalgia is a common phenomenon for most adults and children; the pain can be very disturbing and can often make you fussy and irritable. There can be many reasons for this, such as, an outer or inner ear infection, an infection of the skull's mastoid bone which is located behind the outer ear called mastoiditis, and also from infections and disorders of the nerves surrounding the ear, which may have originated from dental conditions, jaw disorder or throat disorders.
While it is okay to follow the above mentioned home remedies and over the counter medicines during any mild ear pain experience, you must also be careful not to let it pass if the pain gets unbearable.
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