Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
170 Doctors are Online

Suggest remedy for ear pain in children - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 09-Jan-2015
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: Child Health
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2003
Answered : 1563 Questions
Doctor:Hi,
Please proceed with your query
User:Hi Doctor, My 2 year old daughter has ear pain, she just woke up from sleep and crying because of pain
Doctor:I see
User:please Suggest some remedy
Doctor:How long has she been having this?
User:this is the first time, she started crying from last 10 mins
Doctor:Do you have any paracetamol syrup available?
User:yes, thats for fever right
Doctor:its a good pain killer as well
User:ok
User:what should be the dosage
Doctor:Whats the concentration of the syrup? And how much does your daughter weigh?
User:she weighs approximately 12 Kgs
Doctor:Ok, and the concentration? It should be on the bottle.
User:ok, i got it its written on the bottle, for 2-3 yrs kids weighing 12-14 kgs, dose should 7-8 ml
User:i will try this giving her
Doctor:7 ml should be fine
User:also wanted to check, i have soliwax ear drops which i brought for my ear pain 3 mnths back
User:can i apply that to her ear
User:?
Doctor:No, we are not sure that there is any wax there and it could make things worse if there is an infection
User:ok
Doctor:If this persists for more than a day or 2, then take her to the doctor.
User:Sure doctor, also she had cold one week back, now stopped but kofa is still there, it blocks her nose while breathing
User:she does nt know hpw to spit it also
Doctor:then you should take her to the doc
Doctor:She will need a prescription for an antihistamine
User:ok
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
User:no doctor
User:thanks for the advise
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
User:bye
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor