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Dear sir, my wife is suffering from noise in the year , she is taking anti biotic and antihistamine and using nasal drop but till now her ears are dull ?

Dear sir, my wife is suffering from noise in the year , she is taking anti biotic and antihistamine and using nasal drop but till now her ears are dull ?

Tinnitus?: Your wife may have an ear disorder called tinnitus. It can cause ringing or buzzing in the ears. Her doc can examine her and refer her to a specialist if needed. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Antihistamine (Definition)

Sedating and non-sedating antihistamines prevent and treat allergic reactions, and are ...Read more


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What's better to get fluid out of ears, antihistamine or sudafed?

What's better to get fluid out of ears, antihistamine or sudafed?

Both: Often combined in same pill. A nasal cortisone spray can be added and is often the most effective. Fluticasone, etc, are now generic, OTC, and about $20. ...Read more

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I have fluid in my ear which is causing dizziness. Which is better a decongestant or an antihistamine?

I have fluid in my ear which is causing dizziness. Which is better a decongestant or an antihistamine?

Decongestant: A pseudoephedrine may help with fluid in the middle ear. Antihistamines like Meclizine have been used for vertigo but are thought to exert their effect through sedation rather than specifically treating the dizziness. ...Read more

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What is best approach to treating allergy-related stopped up ear(s)/eustachian probs? Antihistamine? Nasal spray? Decongestant?

What is best approach to treating allergy-related stopped up ear(s)/eustachian probs? Antihistamine? Nasal spray? Decongestant?

Nasal sprays: Initially you want to start off with nasal corticosteroid nasal sprays. If this alleviates the symptoms then you do not need to do anything else. However, if you have some relief, then try as needed decongestant. ...Read more

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What can I take for congested nose and ears with blocked eustachian tubes. Its been 6 weeks and I can't take decongestants n I've tried antihistamine?

What can I take for congested nose and ears with blocked eustachian tubes. Its been 6 weeks and I can't take decongestants n I've tried antihistamine?

See your doctor: In the interim, use saline nasal wash liberally, understand that you can't take decongestants for a reason or another, you might be prescribed something locally like intranasal steroid spray, also you might need an antibiotic, check with your doctor, goodluck ...Read more

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What's better to get rid of fluid in ear, antihistamine or decongestant? Tried nasal sprays but they don't work and seem to make me dizzy

Decongestants: Fluid in the middle ear is more common in children but can happen sometime in adults.It is usually due to drainage problem in Eustachian tube and Decongestants oral or Steroid nasal drops will help clear it, In children it does clears up in most cases and if persists and causing Hearing loss sometimes we put tubes in the drum to drain the fluid Some will recommend Antihistamines if there is allerg ...Read more

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I am having severe ear pain. I was vomiting two days ago. There is no sinus pressure. Took an antihistamine to 'help'. I am considering the ER.

I am having severe ear pain. I was vomiting two days ago. There is no sinus pressure. Took an antihistamine to 'help'. I am considering the ER.

Check TMJ: Check for Temporomandibular Joint pain by holding a finger at the entrance of the ear canal while opening and closing your mouth. If the motion is clearly the cause then taking pain medicines , rest and a soft diet is recommended. Other causes could be swimmer's ear which is like a small pimple in the ear canal or a severe middle ear infection which would require antibiotics. ...Read more