Treat an earache at home by using over-the-counter pain medications, applying heat to the affected ear, and using eardrops, according to WebMD. Resting allows the body to fight off the infection that causes most earaches... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Treatments for adults who have an earache include placing a cold ice pack on the ear and chewing gum, which helps if there is an infection, according to MedlinePlus. Staying in an upright position, taking over-the-counte... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Common symptoms of an earache in adults include dull continuous pain, sudden pains or a sharp feeling in the ear, explains WebMD. Earaches that lead to infection produce symptoms such as a feeling of fullness in the ear,... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Water in the ear, sometimes called swimmer's ear, can often be treated with home remedies such as rinsing, specialty eardrops and heat, according to WebMD. Those with possible ruptured eardrums and those experiencing sev... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Temporomandibular joint disorders can be treated at home with over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medications, ice packs, moist heat, relaxation techniques and soft foods, according to WebMD. Other measures include an avo... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

A ruptured or herniated disc often heals on its own, and patients can treat it at home with rest, exercise, medications, and heat or ice, according to WebMD. Doctors may prescribe physical therapy if home treatment doesn... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Treatment options for hip joint pain include over-the-counter pain medications, ice packs, arthritis medications and low-impact exercise, as listed by WebMD. The most effective treatment varies depending on the underlyin... More »