When a child’s ear hurts, not all mothers know what to do with this and how to calm the baby. Mom is much easier to understand what worries her child, if he is already old enough and able to say that his ear hurts. Identifying the focus of anxiety in the crumbs is a little more difficult. It is worth paying attention, if he holds on to his ear and cries, then all the symptoms indicate precisely the pain in the ear in the child. Ear hurts – what to do and how to help the baby return a restful sleep?
What to do if a child has a sore ear?
First of all, inspect the baby’s ear, maybe a foreign object is stuck in it. If it is close to the exit, then you can try to remove it yourself. However, do not use cotton swabs and tweezers, this can only harm the baby! If the item is stuck deeply, only a doctor can help.
Find other symptoms besides pain. Measure the temperature – elevated may indicate a viral disease and infection. If there is redness or bite marks, the cause is an insect bite or injury. Continue reading