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can blowing your nose to much cause an ear go deaf from damage

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Blowing nose: Not unless you blow off your tympanic membrane on one side (which is not very common with blowing nose).
Dr. David Astrachan
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: The worst thing that could happen would be a traumatic perforation of the ear drum. This is very rare and usually occurs only in patients with a histo ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
See a real DR: I cannot discern the diagnosis and you failed to indicate what treatments were employed. Best see an ENT ear DR or maybe a dermatologist.
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A 1-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
30 years experience Pediatrics
Deafness: Deafness it self is not responsible for his dry nose. If he does not have a stuffed nose, I do not think you need to give the saline drops. We usually ... Read More
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Dr. Dale Tylor
19 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Unlikely: I am not sure if you are saying your baby is congested and doesn't make a lot of nasal drainage or if he breathes well through the nose. Saline is a ... Read More
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A 12-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
33 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Deaf ear: It is likely that when you coughed you sent secretions up the eustachian tube into your inner ear. The fluid build up in the inner ear prevents the ea ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No panic: No, I would not panic. Three most common causes are : water in ear, wax in ear, or ear infection. There are some good over the counter drops that ca ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly: I recommend that you consult an Otolaryngologist for evaluation and advice. The pain itself may not be from the ear drum but from trauma to other tiss ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Eustachian tube: Dysfunction, this is the tube connecting your middle ear and your throat to equalize pressure on both sides of the ear drum, one on each side. If bloc ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ear infection?: You might have an ear infection. If you have significant ear pain and hearing loss, i would see your doctor to be evaluated for an infection. Antibi ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
URI: Your congestion could be relieved with pseudoephedrine or oxymetozaline as decongestants. You might try nasal saline irrigation using a Neti-pot. Nasa ... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
See an ENT doctor: After full and careful evaluation they can help you determine whether you may be a candidate for surgery, including cochlear implants.
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