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Updated February 4th, 2024 at 00:12 IST

Ear Pain Is Common Complain During Winters, Here's How You Can Prevent It

Ear pain is quite common among people, especially during the winters. However, with below mentioned tips you can prevent it altogether.

1/7: Smoke causes irritation of the Eustachian tube, essential to the proper drainage of ear fluids, leading to swelling, obstruction and pain. / Image: Freepik

2/7: Apply a hot or cold compress to the affected ear to help with pain and swelling. You can also try soaking a washcloth in warm or cool water, wringing it out, and placing it over the affected ear./ Image: Freepik

3/7: Excessive ear cleaning can increase humidity and soften the ear canal lining. This can lead to infection and irritation, which can impair normal functioning. / Image: Freepik

4/7: Excessive ear cleaning can increase humidity and soften the ear canal lining. This can lead to infection and irritation, which can impair normal functioning. / Image: Freepik

5/7: A high-quality, form-fitting cap serves as a shield, keeping chilly air from getting in your ears. Choose materials with more insulation, such as fleece or wool. / Image: Freepik

6/7: Wearing a muffler around your neck that covers your ears can help protect your ears from the cold. You can also try wrapping up with a scarf or earmuffs./ Image: Freepik

7/7: Reduce your risk of developing infections by washing your hands particularly if you're in the habit of touching your nose, eyes and mouth./ Image: Freepik

Published February 4th, 2024 at 00:12 IST