I think we can all agree that ear pain is one of the worst pains. Distracting ourselves doesn’t seem to work with this type of pain, and sometimes it can be so intense that we only feel like crying.

First things first, let’s talk about the causes of ear pain, and then we’ll talk about ear pain treatment.

Most ear pain is caused by air pressure; when you’re on a plane, consider having chewing gum with you, it helps. It can also be caused by middle ear infection such as allergies, colds, and sinus infection, in this case, medication usually works the best.

And finally, ear pain can be caused by something that is very simple to solve: earwax. This doesn’t necessarily mean you don’t clean your ears, but maybe you don’t know how to. Sometimes we push wax further into our ear instead of taking it out.

In any case, it’s always better to visit a doctor since you shouldn’t diagnose yourself right away.

So, now that you’re aware of the most common ear problems, keep reading to find out some easy ways on how to treat ear pain.