ear infection

Shawntay - posted on 04/30/2009 ( 3 moms have responded )

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My 15 month old has had several ear infections. Her peditrician suggested get a tube in her ear that would help and or stop te ear infections.

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User - posted on 05/03/2009

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My son had to get tubes and it really was not too big a deal at all. The actual surgery was not even 15 minutes long. He has been great ever since..

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This might sound gross but it worked wonders with my son.. I use olive oil infused with garlic... You can make your own by warming up olive oil and dropping a garlic clove in it... Let the garlic infuse the oil for about 5-10 minutes and put drops of the lukewarm oil in your child's ear... hold his head sideways for about 30 seconds so the oil can work... Garlic has anti-bacterial properties. Repeat as often as you want (minimum 4 times/day). I also used goldenseal& echinacea extract as directed on the bottle... Talk to your Doc before but for my son it worked when used at the first signs of an infection.

Katie - posted on 04/30/2009

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use breast milk in her nose at the first signs of congestion. A lot of times it's the cold in the sinuses that will settle in to the ears, so try to beat it while it's still in the nose. Poor thing, I hope that you don't have to do the rubes :(

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