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Severe Swimmer's Ear Gone In 24 Hours

Author: Lori H.
Skill: Nurse
Date: 05-27-2012
Views: 12,571
Word Count: 134
Questions Received: 1
Testimonial ID: 7289-OR
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My 5 year old son started swim team and was in the water daily. Despite taking preventive measures he developed a severe otitis externa (swimmer's ear) in one ear with extreme pain and low grade fever.

After reading Debra Raybern's book, Gentle Babies, I mixed a solution of 2-3 drops each of Lavender and Melrose per 10-12 drops of V-6 oil and placed 2 drops of this solution into his ear. I also rubbed Thieves and PanAway behind his ear.

After 2 applications of this about 1 hour apart, he finally went to sleep for the night. The next morning still a little painful to touch, but no fever. Placed the drops in his ear and Thieves behind his ear about 3 times during the day and was completely gone by bedtime.

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