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Bruised Eardrum Symptoms
I was told that my eardrum is bruised by ENT, and can't afford ciprofloxin. What else would you prescribe? I'm worried, because I'm flying in 3wks!!
Notify ENT: There are cheaper generic options, let the ENT know about the cost issue to see if an alternative can be prescribed over the phone ...Read more
I have mild ear pain in the left eardrum after being hit by a water jet a swimming pool. Bruised? Ruptured? Cautions?
Possible: Possible to have a simple "bruise" or a rupture Membrane. An exam is needed to tell you for sure. If ruptured, caution to avoid getting bacteria in the ear as you would be more at risk of getting a more serious infection. In fact if ruptured, it is recommended to use sterile Ear drops (usually for the eye) in the ear canal. Best wishes. ...Read more
Rx ear drops: Best to see ENT to assess extent of ear drum damage and rely on ENT's Rx. ...Read more
Jumped off high dive with nose plugged. Ears hurt severely when surfaced. Medic put drops in ears to help. Could ear drum be bruised or ruptured?
Age: This states that you are 12 years old. Please ask an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old to enter questions for you. ...Read more
The three best symptoms of a healed eardrum perforation are water tolerance in the shower, no whistle when you blow your nose, and hearing levels back to baseline.
The best way to know for sure is to have your doctor examine your ears. The ears have no "user modifiable" parts. ...Read more
A perforated eardrum: Can occur when there is an ear infection with a lot of fluid/pus behind the eardrum. The pressure causes a small hole in the eardrum to develop (the perforation)and the fluid will drain out. The ear may feel better afterward. Trauma can also cause this (one reason why you shouldn't clean your ears or your child's with Q-tips (or other objects).Yes, can occur at any age & should be seen by a doctor. ...Read more
Eardrum damage: Yes. Eardrum damage causes severe pain with or without bleeding. It can get infected as well if not diagnosed by a doctor. Small perforations tend to heal well. ...Read more
Are involuntary muscle twitches a symptom of my invasive amebiosis (diagnosed)? I have spasms in every muscle you can think of, even inside my eardrum.
Many: Multiple issues could be. Check with your doc. ...Read more
I'm having problems with my ears. Some symptoms include a twitching eardrum, ringing, dizziness, pressure and some hearing loss. What should I do?
I'm having problems with my ears. Some symptoms include a twitching eardrum, ringing, dizziness, pressure and hearing loss. What could be the cause?
See doctor: This sounds serious. You should see an otolaryngologist (ear, nose, throat specialist) right away. If you cannot get into see a specialist right away, see a general doctor or go to the E.R. Right away. ...Read more
I went to my pcp last week for ear pain. I have a retracted eardrum in the l only, no om, ome, uri. Did nasonex (mometasone) x5d without symptoms relief. Suggestions?
I have a very sore throat with no other symptoms but have healing ruptured eardrums that are vulnerable to infection. Do I need to go to the doctor?
Infected pimple on forehead. Same side hard tender lump pea siz on face beside ear (drum area). Just appeared with onset of pimple. What is this?
Lymph node: The appearance of a swollen gland, or lymph node, is a sign your body's immune system is working well to clear up the infection. On the same side. Rest easy. ...Read more
Lupus: This sounds like a diagnosis of lupus. Finish and additional work up and be seen by a rheumatologist and. Other needed sub specialist. All the best. ...Read more
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