Follow us


Do you have water in your ears? Here the remedies to get rid of it

Do you have water in your ears? Here the remedies to get rid of it

After a day at the swimming pool or a shower, it is quite common to have water on your ears. But how to get rid of it? Here’s a list of natural remedies!

Having water in your ears in something very common. It can happen after you’ve swum in the sea, in the swimming pool or simply during a shower. Usually, it goes away quickly, but when it doesn’t, it means the water is trapped in your ears and you need to do something.

It can cause pain and reduce your hearing, but can also cause inflammation. However, doing something is easy: here’s some remedies to get rid of it!

Water in the ears: what to do?

  • Gravity. The first and most immediate thing to do is resorting to gravity. Therefore, bend your head on the side and press your ear with your hand for a few seconds. Then, remove your hand and wait for to water to exit from your ear.
  • Chewing. The movements you do when you chew something act on the ear and help it get rid of the trapped water.
Photo source:
  • Olive oil. One of the most common grandma’s old remedies to get rid of water in the ears. Heat a small quantity of olive oil, put it in a dropper and pour 2-3 of them in your ear after bending the head. Keep the position for at least 10 minute.
  • Hot compress. This is the best wat to open the Eustachian tube, the channel that links the ear to the pharynx. Soak a towel in a bowl full of hot water. Wring it out, then put it on your ear for about 30 seconds, while bending your head.
  • Hair dryer. In order to let the water in your ear evaporate, turn on the hot jet of your hair dryer and put it next to your ear, but not too close. After a few minutes, bend your head and wait for the water to exit.
  • Steam. The same technique we use for inhalations is useful to get rid of this problem. Steam helps opening the Eustachian tube and get rid of the water.

Photo source:


Read also

Recipes3 hours ago

Mushroom burger: the recipe for the tasty vegan burger!

The mushroom burger is an easy to prepare and very tasty veg dish, ideal as an alternative to meat. If...

Recipes6 hours ago

It’s easy to say gnocchi, but how many are there?

There are many recipes of gnocchi, one better than the other. Here are our proposals from the great classics to...

Recipes8 hours ago

How to make gnocchi alla romana: the original recipe of semolina au gratin in the oven

How to make soft and crunchy gnocchi alla romana: quick and worry-free preparation with a few simple ingredients. There are...

Recipes10 hours ago

What a caramel scent the biscoff cake!

Biscoff cake is an easy cake with a refined look. Try it to discover the caramelized flavor given by the...

Health10 hours ago

Propolis for children: how much and how to give it so as not to make mistakes

Propolis for children is a harmless and especially useful remedy during the autumn season. Let’s find out how much and...

Recipes12 hours ago

Impossible to resist the Oreo and Nutella cheesecake

Perfect for all occasions, Oreo and Nutella cheesecake is something unimaginable. Let’s find out the recipe to prepare it together....

Recipes24 hours ago

How to preserve the aroma of basil all year round?

Basil powder is made in 3 ways: in the sun, in the oven or with the microwave. In all cases...

Recipes1 day ago

Persimmon jam with the Thermomix: the quick recipe for autumn!

Good with bread, to fill sweets and biscuits and quick to make thanks to the food processor: persimmon jam with...