Over-the-counter pain medications, warm or cold compresses, and ear drops are some methods of ear pain relief for children, according to Healthline. Chiropractic adjustments can also help alleviate ear pain.Continue Reading
Acetaminophen and ibuprofen are over-the-counter pain relievers that are safe to administer to children for ear pain relief, states WebMD. Aspirin is not a safe option for anyone under the age of 20 because it can cause Reye's syndrome.
Applying an ice pack or a warm compress to the ear can help soothe ear pain, notes Healthline. Although there is no scientific proof that ear drops help alleviate ear pain, inserting a few drops of warm oil in the ear may provide relief. One or two chiropractic adjustments can also provide relief of ear pain.Learn more about Pain & Symptoms