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what is bulging eardrum

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: But you need your ENT to do it. A myringotomy is a relatively safe procedure that your physician can do in the office to remove middle ear fluid and v ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Several: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run la ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Ear issues : Yes you could have a perforated eardrum. See ENT doctor asap.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Bulging eardrums: Bulging eardrums reflect fluid behind the eardrum. can be due to infection-/post infection or allergies, rarely injury. May be a nidus for infection ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can examine: Ear symptoms and throat pain can be from an ear infection, a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
60 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Otitis media: If a physician has told you that your ear drum is bulging, you should have severe pain, pressure and a hearing loss. If none of these symptoms are pr ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Several: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examina ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted Leem
Dr. Ted Leem answered
17 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not easily: If your ear drum is bulging from an infection or fluid, the only way to clear it immediately is to have it drained by an ENT specialist. Occasionally ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
34 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Otitis Media: If the doctor said the ear was bulging he/she diagnosed it as a middle ear infection. This is quite painful and would also cause your hearing to be d ... Read More
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