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Bulging Ear Drum And Tinnitus
Suddenly I heard very loud noise and finally I got mild tinnitus and constant lighthead. What part posisibly damaged? Eardrum or innner ear? Is it cured?
Hard to diagnose: Please seek the services of an ear, nose, and throat physician asap. What you are describing is virtually impossible to diagnose on this forum. ...Read more
3 days ago hurt ear with q-tip. Pain. Felt like fluid in ear too. Pain is gone, but have had tinnitus for 2 days. Likely ruptured ear drum?
Ear exam: Did your ear feel blocked before you used a qtip in it? If not then you may have traumatized the canal or drum. I recommend an ear exam to see if the canal is blocked with wax or traumatized or if the canal or drum has been traumatized. ...Read more
30% ear drum perforation, (not in middle) little hearing loss, tinnitus is present, been a month now how long could it take to heal? /will it?
I have tinnitus in my left ear. This morning I heard thumping or my ear drum fluttering in the same ear. (Not pulsatile, random). What might it be?
Blocked ear tube removed due to Autophony pulsatile tinnitus Tube was sitting on ear drum surface no hole after removal. Could tube be symptom cause?
TINNITUS/VERTIGO: IF THE SYMPTOMS DISAPPEARED, IT MAY HAVE BEEN FROM THE TUBE. Make sure you have a through ENT consult and Neuro consult. Get a second opinion full lab work up TFTS/VITD/B12/ Folate/LYME TITERS/ACEI LEVEL/. Mri of brain and spinal cord if symptoms persist or worsen. Also start low salt &GF diet WholeApproach. Com ...Read more
Sudden onset of stuffy ear 3 days ago. Also causing ringing with louder sounds. Infection? Tinnitus? Hx - cleft palate & perf ear drum. What can I do?
A qtip damaged my hearing last night. Is it ear wax buildup or a perforated eardrum? No pain, no discharge. Just tinnitus and feeling like its clogged
Wax buildup: Have an expert clean out the wax. You don't know whether the eardrum has been injured or not. ...Read more
Injected ear drum buzzing a size effect of that or tinnitus? Dr could c veins n eardrum. Gave me steroid eardrops. Mild hearing loss but regained some
Ear specialist: Did you see an Ear specialist? Need to be sure there is no infection. Consult with us to determine if you need further evaluation. ...Read more
I have fluid behind my eardrum in both ears. I can't hear at all and the medicine I got did not help. When should I go back to the Dr? The bulging is
How: Long have you taking the medications. If you have completed your treatment or condition is getting worse, you may contact your treating physician ...Read more
Ear pain 2 weeks. Dr said eardrum bulging. The pain is now extreme. Is this normal? What can I do?
If the doctor said the ear was bulging he/she diagnosed it as a middle ear infection. This is quite painful and would also cause your hearing to be decreased because of the fluid behind your eardrum. The treatment would generally
be an antibiotic. If the pain has not improved in a couple of days we would usually change the antibiotic. Call your doctor and tell them what is happening. ...Read more
Rt ear crackling & full X 2weeks. DX with OE, treated with abx drops and shot. Saw only slight bulging of ear drum and opaque. Why still crackling?
Your middle ear is trying to equalize but can't. Sounds like there is still fluid present in the middle ear and can't drain out the eustachian tube.
Ask your doctor about using Clear. Ease Lozenges - www. Grossan. Com. These are papain and bromelain enzymes designed for pilots and scuba divers who can't clear their ears. One four times a day melt in mouth between cheek and gums - the buccal pouch. ...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
My left ear has been an issue since July. Pain, pressure, hearing loss, some brown drainage that smells bad. Was told my eardrum is bulging. Help!?!?
I am experiencing crackling noise, bulging eardrum and ear pressure, when burping air escapes out of my ear. No I do not have a perforated eardrum.
Went to pcp yesterday with sinus infection, bronchitis and ear infection. She sd my right eardrum bulging. Will mountain travel cause it to burst?
A physician said that I have a bulging eardrum in both ears but no pain only ear pressure and ear clicks and rumbles occasionally is it infected?
Bulging eardrums: Bulging eardrums reflect fluid behind the eardrum. Can be due to infection-/post infection or allergies, rarely injury. May be a nidus for infection/ hearing issues. Discuss w/ doc methods to decrease the fluid - antihistamines, decongestants and assess whether allergies especially food allergies (milk) may be a cause and if controlling them could limit the fluid. F/u/w/allergist/ ENT ...Read more
I was given Neomycin-Polymyxin-HC ear susp for fluid in ear and bulging ear drum. I am taking Dymista, Zyrtec, Lexapro (escitalopram) & Singulair. Is this safe? Side effects? Can this make me more dizzy? I'm nervous
I keep getting momentary hearing loss, tinnitus and when I lean my head to the left, my eardrum hurts? Could this be linked to earwax? Kind of worried
How can I get rid of buldging fluid in my babies ear drum he's 7 months old and had it for over 3 months he's been on antibiotics to many times?
See an ENT: If a child has an ear infection which doesn't clear after 2 months of antibiotics, or keeps recurring within less than 2 weeks after antibiotics, you may need to ask your doctor for a referral to an ear, nose, and throat specialist. Tubes are sometimes used to resolve this problem until the baby's own eustachian tubes grow. ...Read more
ENT gave Nasal spray for tinnitus+blocked ear even though I don't have flu. I have retracted tympanic membrane. Should I get a 2nd opinion?
Brief episodes of vertigo, ear fullness, ear ache, and pulsatile tinnitus in left ear for two months (started after a cold with bronchitis). Also, conductive hearing loss in left ear. Outer ear and tympanic membrane look fine. Neur. Exam. Fine.
Meniere's disease?: Are you having headaches as well? With vertigo, hearing loss and tinnitus (ringing in the ears perhaps??) you've described 3/4 symptoms of Ménière's disease, the only last symptom being headaches on the side of the hearing loss and ringing in the ear. You'd need an MRI to know that the inner ears and brain in general look OK. Treatment for this is challenging. ...Read more
Pulsatile tinnitus: Hello, pulsatile tinnitus is a condition where a blood vessel is beating against a bone of the skull. When this happens, it transmits sound waves thru the bone to the ear. It is a condition that needs to be evaluated by an ENT doctor. It could be caused by a vascular tumor deep within the skull that could be dangerous. Good luck. ...Read more
Yes: Jaw muscle dysfunction is the most common cause of jaw and ear pain, ear ringing and stuffiness. Other causes include inflammation of the jaw joint/s, headache disorders, salivary gland disease, and ear infections. Some medical illnesses can also exhibit these symptoms. Try warm compresses over the jaws, antylenol or advil (ibuprofen). Consult an orofacial pain dentist for a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more