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can fluid in ear cause headache

A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Middle ear effusion: In general, fluid in the middle ear should not cause dizziness or headache. It definitely causes hearing loss in the affected ear. There are many othe ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Yepuri
19 years experience Gastroenterology
Depends: Depends on the volume of fluid and location.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sinus infection & po: Sinus infection and polyps is fairly common. You have to treat the infection and the Lily's at the same time. We usually give oral steroids, topical ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Sinusitis: Try using saline nasal spray through a Neti-pot from your friendly pharmacist, and ask for a decongestant at the same time. Hopefully this will help.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience Internal Medicine
OTITIS /URI: Yes you need to be examined. Evaluate for otitis and throat culture for pharyngitis . You may need antibiotics. While you are waiting take Vit C 5gm. ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
9 years experience Family Medicine
Re-eval: Please get evaluated again as it could be sinusitis.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
33 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not usually: Fluid in the ear does not generally cause vertigo. I've seen patients complain of imbalance with fluid in the ear. The most common causes of vertigo ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
? inner ear problem: not related to allergies or middle ear problem, an experienced ENT specialist would help you better, may be an otologist (ear specialist), good luck
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Fluid in ear or sinuses can cause excruciating pain &/or headaches. What was the cause & what treatment was given. Consult with us to help sol ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Serous otitis media: Sounds like serous otitis media. A non infected collection of fluid behind the eardrum. This is why various antibiotics haven't worked. May want to h ... Read More
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