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Ayurvedic Treatment For Ear Drum Hole
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
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
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
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
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
Is tympanic membrane perforation a contraindication for CPAP & APAP use for sleep apnea, what is the treatment for ear discharge from this condition?
(Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) is a tool
which can be used to assist
the oxygenation of several
respiratory pathologies. CONTRAINDICATIONS:Unconsciousness
Inadequate respiratory drive
Shock/Hypotension (BP <90)
Chest wall trauma
Has active upper GI bleeding or history of recent gastric surgery ...Read more
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
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?
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
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
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
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
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