Treatment protocol aims at:
- Relief from pain
- Treat infection and inflammation associated with ear pain.
Most infections clear up on their own within one to two weeks without any treatment.
If the problem persists then consider the following treatment protocol.
The middle ear is the small, air-filled cavity just behind the paper-thin eardrum. There is a passageway between the middle ear and the back of the throat. This passageway is called the Eustachian tube.The Eustachian tube also drains fluid out of the middle ear. When this tube becomes blocked, and becomes infected with a virus or bacteria, it causes a middle ear infection that can lead to pain and fever.
- Kaishora guggulu, Sarivadi vati, Vacha, Triphala guggulu, Gandhak Rasayana helps to check the infection and heal the inflammation in the ear.
- Yashtimadhu helps to heal and repair the tissue.
(The above mentioned Ayurvedic drugs are Herbs and Herbomineral preparations)
Too much earwax builds up blocks the ear. A blocked ear may cause earache and can also affect hearing. It can be managed by Removal of earwax.
According to associated causes like strep throat, Sinusitis, TMJ, Eczema..etc respective treatment protocols can be followed.
Other therapies - Karna dhoopana - Fumigation of ear using drugs of herbal, herbo-mineral or animal origin, Karna poorana - Holding medicated liquid in the ear.