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Can Blowing Your Nose To Much Cause An Ear Go Deaf From Damage
No: The worst thing that could happen would be a traumatic perforation of the ear drum. This is very rare and usually occurs only in patients with a history of ear surgery or ear trauma in the past. ...Read more
Age24, female, fungal infectioof ear, no visible discharge, have had 4 suctions, no more deaf, feel irritation in head on affected side but no severe, cause?
See a real DR: I cannot discern the diagnosis and you failed to indicate what treatments were employed. Best see an ENT ear DR or maybe a dermatologist. ...Read more
13mth son born profoundly deaf r ear, never produces nasal discharge, have to use saline drops to moisten, is this problem caused by deafness?
Unlikely: I am not sure if you are saying your baby is congested and doesn't make a lot of nasal drainage or if he breathes well through the nose. Saline is a great thing to use in drop form to help a baby breathe through the nose if congested. Some associated problems with the back of the nose can be present in some deaf kids ("choanal atresia") that could be considered if it is always blocked on 1 side. ...Read more
I woke up in the morning, partially deaf in my right ear. I have a runny nose and cough too. What should I do?
Hurts when I move my head, the other day it was pounding and I seem to be partially deaf in that ear. Can someone tell me what this is this please?
Hi been on ant biot s for 7 days Tonsilittis deaf in lft. Ear. Head full of fluid, noise in head me crazy help when will j b f better!
URI: Your congestion could be relieved with pseudoephedrine or oxymetozaline as decongestants. You might try nasal saline irrigation using a Neti-pot. Nasal steroid spray might also be of some benefit. Hope you are well soon. By the way, this does not sound like a condition for which you need antibiotics. ...Read more
I became totally deaf after a fever at the age of 12. There is jet like and ringing noises in both ears and head since then. Any remedy?
Baby born deaf right ear profoundly waiting to see ENT but he produces no nasal discharge at all or tears and had no congestion at all since birth?
?: I'm not understanding what your question is here. Also, don't know the child's age. More information is needed here for further speculation. ...Read more
Yep still dealing with otitis externa and now my head feels tight and am experiencing dulled hearing. Will I go deaf???? Please help am scared!!
No you will not go deaf due to Otitis Externa and it can cause dulled hearing
We don't know what treatment you are taking if any. If not already done consult your Primary Care Doctor or an ENT Specialist and continue your treatment and follow up
And don't be scared. If it is only Otitis Externa you have it is not a serious condition and will get better with treatment ...Read more
Sure: Depends what was injured.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hearing loss (with middle ear effusion in right ear), enlarged firm mastoid node on same side for 10 months, nose chronically blocked. Possible cause?
Blocked ear when I put my head back which causes hearing loss, clears when I lean forward. Keep getting dizzy spells & ringing in my ear. Am I ok?
Serous otitis media: You are describing symptoms of fluid behind the ear drum which moves when you move your head forward and backwards. Change in hearing, dizziness and ringing in your ears all can be caused by this condition, serous otitis media. Vertigo is caused by an inflammation of the semi-circular canals behind the ear drum and resolves when treated. See your physician for treatment. ...Read more
Ringing in my left year, hearing loss, runny nose, and built up pressure in head. This is after being treated for an ear infection. New or returned?
Have obtuse feeling in my left ear for almost a year now. Audiogramm showed no hearing loss. Ear nose throat specialist have no idea.
Obtuse feeling ear.: I have no idea what an "obtuse" feeling is for you. Please describe in more detail. ...Read more
See a doctor soon.: This may be a sign of vertebralbasilar insufficiency syndrome - this means the blood vessels in the back of the neck supplying the brain may be compromised and you could be at risk of stroke. Be seen soon. ...Read more
When I stand up, floor feels like it's bouncing notice it more on left side. Head pressure dizzy headed. Dr says sinuses. No hearing loss or ringing. Balance test good. What could be other cause?
Central/Peripheral: There are two causes of vertigo and balance problems. Involvement pf the peripheral iner ear and nerve and central causes. If the inner ear is normal, then the most common cause of vertigo and balance problem is the variants of migraine, best to check with your doctor. ...Read more
Severe migraines on right side, pressure point of pain base of head/neck, right side weakness, trouble talking, vision/hearing loss what can cause it?
If you are having: Problems talking and vision changes acutely, then you need to get someone to take you to the er now. If you have these symptoms always with your migraines and you have had full workup, it may be a different story. However, if these symptoms are new, have someone get you to an er or call can ambulance to rule out a stroke. Please do not take these symptoms lightly if they are new onset. ...Read more
Toxic to hair cells: This antibiotic can become concentrated in the fluid of the inner ear. It causes a toxic reaction to the hair cells of the inner ear, at high levels it can kill off these hair cells with permanent hearing loss. Careful monitoring of levels of the antibiotic are necessary. There are better and less toxic antibiotics now in use. ...Read more
26, female. Front top upper outer ear where connects to head swollen/pain. No diet change, wound. Noticed slight hearing loss w/headphone same ear weeks b4?
Cellulitis: Tenderness, swelling and redness are signs of infections. If you wear headphones a lot, they may be a source of pathogenic bacteria. Use hot compresses on the area at least three times a day. Keep it dry otherwise. Clean your headphones with alcohol and don't use them for a few days. If it worsens, see a doctor. ...Read more
But I suppose depending upon how loudly you blow and in what proximity you do it to someone else's ear you could cause them to lose a few hertz in their frequency perceptual range! (minor joke!)....
Answer is: No, one cannot go deaf blowing their nose. ...Read more
Not likely: But a q tip or sharp object can really cause problems. Don't perforate the ear drum. ...Read more
Do you have this??: I introduced the topic in my last response, but it's a rare disorder. You need genetic testing if 1) you have sensorineural hearing loss and 2) an underactive thyroid gland. First you need to know which type of hearing loss you have and whether your thyroid gland function is normal. An ENT physician can address both issues to start. If pendred is suspected, endocrinology or genetics is next. ...Read more
Unlikely to happen: In the era prior to antibiotics, chronic middle ear disease could lead to the ossicles or ear bones growing together and hearing would be reduced by 50% or so. Todays treatments have made that rare, but even then it is not deafness. A viraal infection of the ear nerve, however, can result in perminent hearing loss. ...Read more
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