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Can a fever blister go to the inner ear or ear if u have one on lip..

Can a fever blister go to the inner ear or ear if u have one on lip..

Usually not: If one tends to get fever blisters (oral herpes lesions) on her lips, and has had that happen more than once, then she already has antibodies circulating in her body (against that virus). These antibodies should prevent her from getting NEW infections (new locations) of the same herpes strain. However, one could have cold sores from Herpes 1, and then get new lesions at other places from Herpes 2. ...Read more

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Inner Ear (Definition)

The inner ear refers to that part of the ear where mechanical sound energy is transferred to electrical signals that are then sent through nerves to the brain. It also refers to the part of the ear that assists in the regulation of balance. The inner ear includes the cochlea (hearing) and ...Read more


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I've had fever blister since little now Iam worried it spread to brain inner ear this has me in panic mode ?

I've had fever blister since little now Iam worried it spread to brain inner ear this has me in panic mode ?

Fever Blister: If it is always present - it might not be a fever blister. Is it involving your ear canal? See you have an anxiety disorder. Is this an issue that had been medically addressed? If your doctor does not find this to be particularly concerning would wonder if this is a obsessive fear. If yes, would address this issue with your therapist. ...Read more

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I get fever blister once a year but now with having anxiety Iam afraid it will go to inner ear or eyes brain ?

I get fever blister once a year but now with having anxiety Iam afraid it will go to inner ear or eyes brain ?

Unlikely: The risk of the virus traveling to the brain is very low. This can occur if the person has a immunodeficiency syndrome. A person who has a blister once a year is likely to be healthy overall and the risk is very small. ...Read more

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I have autoimmune inner ear disease and just finished a pack of steroids two days ago. Blood blister inside cheek just appeared tonight. Panic?

I have autoimmune inner ear disease and just finished a pack of steroids two days ago. Blood blister inside cheek just appeared tonight. Panic?

Don't panic: A collection of blood under the lining of the mouth is usually from trauma, like biting. It would not be an expected side effect of prednisone, but steroids can impair wound healing, so that might explain it. If concerned, have it checked out in the next few days. ...Read more

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What is inner ear weakness?

What is inner ear weakness?

Reduced function: This indicates that one inner ear is not functioning normally, so it is called weakness of the vestibular system. This is usually determined by a vng( video nystagmogram). ...Read more

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What causes of inner ear pain be?

What causes of inner ear pain be?

Could be infection: See an ENT doctor or your primary care for them to look in your ear. An infection can be treated with an antibiotic. ...Read more

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Can inner ear disorders cause dizziness?

Can inner ear disorders cause dizziness?

Yes: Your inner ear is responsible for balance and hearing. Any condition affecting the inner ear can affect these two fucntions. ...Read more

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Are steroids effective in inner ear problems?

Are steroids effective in inner ear problems?

Need more info: Please see an ENT who can look into your ears. Meniere's disease, autoimmune inner ear disease and sudden sensorineural deafness have been shown to improve with steroids. But I do not know what kind of inner ear problem you have. ...Read more

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What could cause vertigo (inner ear problem)?

What could cause vertigo (inner ear problem)?

Dizziness: Dizziness can mean 1 of 2 things; lightheadedness & vertigo. Lightheadedness is feeling like you're about to faint or pass out & may get nauseated. It is relieved by lying down. It is not serious & usually is caused by drop of blood pressure or blood flow to head when u get up too fast. Vertigo is feeling like you or surroundings are moving, as if u r spinning or falling. It is most likely anxiety ...Read more

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Inner ear and jaw inflammation, what do I do?

Dental visit: Start with a dental visit and xrays to eliminate wisdom teeth problems, then to ENT if no results. ...Read more

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Is it safe to fly if I have an inner ear problem?

Is it safe to fly if I have an inner ear problem?

Flight: It is not unsafe to fly, but the changes in pressures during a flight may exacerbate your underlying problem -- check with your doctor before your flight. ...Read more

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Right Inner ear always itchy and with flaky fry skin?

Right Inner ear always  itchy and with flaky fry skin?

Infection : See your doctor for a culture of the flaky skin and evaluation. Sometimes a chronic infection always exuding may be the cause. Your doctor can get a culture and possibly refer you to and ENT doctor. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take alcohol to clear water from inner ear?

Is it safe to take alcohol to clear water from inner ear?

Middle ear?: It is not the inner ear that you are describing. And do you mean drinking alcohol or putting alcohol in the ear canal. Because your statement is rather non-specific, I am not sure i know what you mean. If you are saying does drinking alcohol cause a change in inner ear volume or pressure, i would say no. Also I do not know how much alcohol you consume. I think the brain would be more involved. ...Read more

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Does constant dizziness mean that I have an inner ear problem?

Does constant dizziness mean that I have an inner ear problem?

Dizzy: Dizziness is one of those words that can mean different things to different people. Vertigo can have one cause and lightheadedness can have another. If you are lightheaded i would recommend seeing a doctor. Vertigo will usually resolvs on its own after a week or so but see a doctor if it continues. If you are lightheaded then i would recommend seeing a doctor soon. ...Read more

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Does an inner ear problem cause more symptoms then just dizziness?

Does an inner ear problem cause more symptoms then just dizziness?

Inner ear: The inner ear has two main functions: hearing and balance. If you have an inner ear disorder, you can have dizziness alone, hearing loss alone or both. Sometimes, people with inner ear disorders will have increased sensitivities to noises, too. ...Read more

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I was wondering what would cause vertigo(inner ear problem i think)?

I was wondering what would cause vertigo(inner ear problem i think)?

Dizziness: Dizziness can mean 1 of 2 things; lightheadedness & vertigo. Lightheadedness is feeling like you're about to faint or pass out & may get nauseated. It is relieved by lying down. It is not serious & usually is caused by drop of blood pressure or blood flow to head when u get up too fast. Vertigo is feeling like you or surroundings are moving, as if u r spinning or falling. It is most li ...Read more

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What inner ear issue would cause off balance bending with forehead pressure?

What inner ear issue would cause off balance bending with forehead pressure?

Otoconia: Small gravels in the inner ear become loose and float with change of head position. Inner ear which controls balance becomes irritated and causes dizziness and off balance feeling. ...Read more

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Does inner ear problems give u true vertigo n would u know if you had vertigo?

Yes, ear problem: gives vertigo because the nerve input of position in the inner ear is giving a different input from the irritated ear than from both/either the non-infected ear and/or vision. The brain gets multiple inconsistent info on where it is. Moving the head (classically lying down and turning the head to one side, and repeating it to the other side) causes the vertigo and the eyes to bobble (nystagmus). ...Read more

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Blistering (Definition)

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