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My doctor diagnosed me with ear drum rupture. Just checking - what's the best treatment.?

My doctor diagnosed me with ear drum rupture. Just checking - what's the best treatment.?

Ruptured ear drum: It all depends on what caused it. If infection, may need an antibiotic if not draining well. If traumatic, should heal in 24 hours or so. If from a loud explosion, need to monitor your neuro exam. ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz
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Ayurveda (Definition)

Ayurveda programs follow the ancient Hindu science of medicine, and offer a holistic approach to health with the goal to help people live long, healthy, and well-balanced lives. The programs focus on the three basic energy types (doshas) found in every person, and work ...Read more


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Can there be treatment for an ear infection in someone who was born with holes in the eardrum?

Can there be treatment for an ear infection in someone who was born with holes in the eardrum?

Yes: Antibiotic ear drops can be prescribed to treat outer and middle ear infections even with a perforation. Sometimes oral antibiotics are needed for middle ear infections alone or with the drops. The other pressing issue is the "holes" you were born with. That is unusual and you should see an ENT doctor for full exam and hearing test. ...Read more

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Can politics stop civilian ent's say surgery needed for mastotiditis & tore ear drum. Civ dr's refuse treatment when thy find out va caused it apr 201?

Can politics stop civilian ent's say surgery needed for mastotiditis & tore ear drum. Civ dr's refuse treatment when thy find out va caused it apr 201?

Gets complicated...: In general, the U.S. Is a free country, so a patient can select any doctor he wants to go to, and likewise, a doctor can select which patient he wants to treat. That makes life fair. Usually, if there is a complication after a surgery, that surgeon or another surgeon on the same team corrects the problems, instead of bringing an outside person into a problem situation. The va may have more rules. ...Read more

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Treatments for chronic ear infection / bulging eardrum?

Treatments for chronic ear infection / bulging eardrum?

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 labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for ear discharge in tympanic membrane perforation, is it safe to use CPAP device in this situation?

What is the treatment for ear discharge in tympanic membrane perforation, is it safe to use CPAP device in this situation?

Is there infection: If there is an infection you will need to be treated with anabiotic's. The discharge should be evaluated. I don't think the CPAP will be a major problem. You can discuss this with your physician. ...Read more

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Is tympanic membrane perforation a contraindication for CPAP & APAP use for sleep apnea, what is the treatment for ear discharge from this condition?

Is tympanic membrane perforation a contraindication for CPAP & APAP use for sleep apnea, what is the treatment for ear discharge from this condition?

CPAP: CPAP
OVERVIEW
(Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) is a tool
which can be used to assist
the oxygenation of several
respiratory pathologies. CONTRAINDICATIONS:Unconsciousness
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Suspected pneumothorax
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Inadequate respiratory drive
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Shock/Hypotension (BP <90)
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Chest wall trauma
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Persistent nausea/vomiting
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Has active upper GI bleeding or history of recent gastric surgery ...Read more

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How can I cure my ear drum has a hole and water will fill it easily and infection will follow through?

How can I cure my ear drum has a hole and water will fill it easily and infection will follow through?

Avoid water in ear: A hole in an ear drum (perforated tympanic membrane) will normally heal on its own. It is very important to not allow water to get into an ear with a perforated eardrum. You should wear an ear plug (or cotton coated with vaseline) in your ear with the perforated TM whenever you shower, bath, wash your hair, or go swimming. Ask your doctor to look at your ear and let you know when it is healed. ...Read more

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Is it possible to cure ear drum hole with medication?

Is it possible to cure ear drum hole with medication?

Ear drum hole: Yes it is possible. Antibiotic drops or by mouth may cure infection and perforations. Also, many perforations will heal without any treatment. Sometimes a small hole will be treated with medication to inflame the edges. This occasionally stimulates healing. ...Read more

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I still have fluid behind my ear drum after a full corse of antibiotics to cure a middle and external ear infection, both sides. What should/can I do?

I still have fluid behind my ear drum after a full corse of antibiotics to cure a middle and external ear infection, both sides. What should/can I do?

Serous otitis media: You probably have sterile fluid in your middle ear, a common condition following middle ear infection. This may last a couple of weeks. If the condition persist you should see your doctor.

Decongestants may help (pseudofed, phenylephrine). ...Read more

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What type of dr, specialist or therapist is recommended to see for treatment of bppv I also can't figure out which ear is affected for an epley manuv?

What type of dr, specialist or therapist is recommended to see for treatment of bppv I also can't figure out which ear is affected for an epley manuv?

Otologist: Ear nose and throat specialists (Otolaryngologists) are the most specialized doctors who treat vertigo. They can make sure you have benign paroxysmal positional vertigo and not another cause of dizziness or vertigo. Vestibular rehabilitation exercises like the Epley maneuver are best done under the supervision of a trained physical or occupational therapist certified in their use. ...Read more

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I have ear infection, now can't hear from the ear, what to do for treatment?

I have ear infection, now can't hear from the ear, what to do for treatment?

Should self heal: A transient loss of hearing of about 50% is common during ear infection due to fluid debris in the ear space. As this heals over weeks, the hearing usually returns to prior levels. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for mild ear laceration?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for mild ear laceration?

First aid: For a minor laceration, wash it with soap and warm water, apply pressure to stop bleeding, apply an antiseptic such as Bacitracin or neomycin (both sold over the counter) and apply a clean dry dressing or just leave it open to air to heal. ...Read more

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Is it possible to break a bone in your ear? If so, what is the typical treatment?

Is it possible to break a bone in your ear? If so, what is the typical treatment?

Let me explain: The bones in the inner ear, called ossicles, can break or be otherwise damaged if a person is hit too hard. An ear infection can also cause damage to the ossicles. You need an ear, nose and throat specialist. ...Read more

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What's a simple, cheap treatment for my ear swelling?

What's a simple, cheap treatment for my ear swelling?

Ice: In general, ice is good, simple and cheap treatment for swelling. However, there could be a lot of things causing swelling in and around your ear, some simple (pimples), others serious (mastoiditis). You should really get it checked out by a doc. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of an ear infection? Treatment?

What are the symptoms of an ear infection? Treatment?

OM symptoms: Can be variable. Some symptoms include fullness, hearing loss, pain, ear drainage, dizziness, and fever. Treatment of ear infections is individualized, but usually consists of some form of antibiotic. Secondary medications may include decongestants, mucolytics, antiinflammatories/steroids and pain medications. ...Read more

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I have ear pain and ear leakage mean infection, what to do for treatment?

Time for visit: This can mean an active middle ear infection with a perforation of the ear drum or just a significant canal infection. Treatment would differ based on the actual site of the infection. If a perforation in an adult, it would require longer term followup and possible repair. This is one issue that deserves an office evaluation with your doc. ...Read more

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I have ear infection and not treated for 3 months, what to do for treatment?

I have ear infection and not treated for 3 months, what to do for treatment?

Chronic OM: After 3 months, your infection is considered chronic and more difficult to treat. Your primary care provider should be able to provide some treatment options to you, or refer you to an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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My physician has prescribed me tab hetrazan for ear ailment, Is this a safe treatment?

My physician has prescribed me tab hetrazan for ear ailment, Is this a safe treatment?

See below: There are certain indications for this medication and may cause fever, headache, anorexia, nausea, and arthralgia as adverse reactions. The medication should be avoided in pregnancy ...Read more

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Can the hopi ear candle treatment actually work by removing excess ear wax from your ears?

Can the hopi ear candle treatment actually work by removing excess ear wax from your ears?

Ear wax removal: Does the hopi treatment involve using a lighted candle whose other end is inserted into the ear canal? That would be very dangerous due to the risk of getting burns. I also wonder if that ever works! ...Read more