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Ear canal pain

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Need exam: Your symptoms sound like you might have temporomandibular joint pain dysfunction or TMD. If you can pinch your nose and pop your ears, you should be ... Read More
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A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michal Tracz
18 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Could be shingles: Varicella zoster, or shingles, can affect the ear canal and also affect the 7th cranial nerve causing bell's palsy. Have a dr look carefully into you ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Best to see MD: Best to see MD to be sure you did not damage eardrum/Tympanic Membrane.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Etienne Paul Van Heerden
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Otits externa: Your husband needs to see his GP urgently to confirm the diagnosis and receive treatment. It can develop into perichondritis which is a serious compli ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Eustachian tube : The E tube is a tube that allows middle ear mucus to drain into the throat & air to enter the middle ear space. When you have a URI or throat infe ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fredric Pullen
61 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Labyrinthitis: Dear SStewart, The symptoms that you are describing are typical of viral Labyrinthitis. There are other causes as well and so the first thing that ... Read More
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Dr. Hamid Djalilian
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
You : You might have an infection of the skin of the ear canal or outer ear. You should definitely go see a doctor right away.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
You have: Just described eustachian tube dysfunction fairly well. If otc antihistamines and decongestants, and smoking cessation don't improve your symptoms wi ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes, OK: the steroid is given to reduce inflammation and at this dose wouldn't compromise your immunity, best wishes
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A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Yes: Wax and dirt can buildup and lessen your hearing ability without you recognizing it. Some wax buildup is so thick that you may need to get a solution ... Read More
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