Another question on pain management...
I have had some kind of virus for the last 3 weeks and a fever developed four days ago, so I went to the doctor to get a sick note. It’s basically a cold that sticks around, but I wanted to get myself looked at because of the fever. She looked at my ears, as I’ve had very extreme ear pain, and saw that my right eardrum was basically dented or stretched outwards from the pressure coming from my blocked sinuses. She gave me homeopathic medicine to help unblock the sinuses and relieve the ears of the pressure, but it still hurts horribly (I started taking the medicine three days ago) and I would rather like to get rid of the pain. Can I cool my ear/ should I keep it warm? I’m taking ibuprofen as often as it is allowed, but the pain remains constant. The side of my face is swollen and the pain spreads down to my jaw and even my teeth hurt. Sinus infections always tend to be very intense and they only get better slowly, I have them a lot and have often taking antibiotics against them also, but this is worse than any sinus infections I’ve had, they’ve never spread to my ears. Has anyone here on fluther had any ear problems similar to mine or even the same?
Thank you in advance.
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