Advice for acute ear pain
English language skills usually help in advising foreign-language customers. Especially in the case of severe earaches, those affected first seek quick help in the pharmacy to relieve their symptoms.
The most important message to those affected is: Bad earache is always a reason to see a doctor immediately. This is particularly the case if children are affected.
Painkillers or analgesic ear drops should only be used for interim relief, until it is possible to see a doctor. Painkillers cannot replace a visit to the doctor and his professional anamnesis.
Information and questions
Hints for ear drops
|Deutsch / German||Englisch / English|
|eingeschränkt hören||impaired hearing|
|stechende Schmerzen||stabbing pain|
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