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Can Eustachian Tube Dysfunction Cause Tinnitus
Wanted to ask how eustachian tube dysfunction is diagnosed? Is there a definitive method? I have sinus and tinnitus (possible caused by sinus, is it?
Examination: Examination and history of pressure or popping in the ear. You also may have tympanometry performed by your physician. It is examination using an impedance machine usually in an ENT physicians office. ...Read more
What are causes of sudden earfullness+sound distorion & tinnitus, goes after a few hours, audiogram normal, no eustachian tube dysfunction?
The audiogram and eustachian tube may be dysfunctional but a good Ear specialist should be able to take care of your concerns.
If that specialist is not helpful please have someone you know set up an appointment with another ENT specialist.
Hope all goes well — please keep me posted. ...Read more
Yes: Blockage of the eustachian tube, can cause fluid build up in your middle ear, which could also cause issues with your inner ear, causing vertigo. If this is the cause, the treatment would be to either reduce the inflammation in the area, relieve the congestion or both. This is usually done with antibiotics, but I like to prescribe steroids. Keep in mind, that there are other things that can cause ...Read more
Not likely: This is an anatomical variance so you have had this your entire life by our headaches most likely are from another issue. For this you will need a thorough exam and some testing done ...Read more
Unusual: Eustachian tube dysfunction generally causes ear symptoms such as blocked hearing or ear ache and congestion in the rear of nasal passages is the mechanism of the dysfunction. In my experience headache is not seen in eustachian tube problems, but an otolaryngologist is more qualified to answer your question. ...Read more
Can eustachian tube dysfunction cause dizziness? Was sitting and got severe dizziness out of no where. Or migraine? Had headache after
Migraine: Is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Unilateral throbbing headache, dizziness, vertigo, visual disturbances nausea, sensitivity to light or sound, paresthesias and even chest pain may be present during the episodes. It is manageable condition. Rec. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and proper management. ...Read more
It can: Visit an ENT for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I have clogged ears and tightness below the earlobe. Can eustachian tube dysfunction cause the tightness I feel below my earlobe?
Yes can ache.: Not only can your hearing become muffled but often there is an ache and discomfort. Various methods of ear clearing such as yawning, swallowing, or chewing gum, may be used intentionally to open the tube and equalize pressures. When this happens, you may hear a small popping sound. This condition resolves on its own. ...Read more
Can eustachian tube dysfunction cause severe pain and make teeth hurt?
ER referred me to an ent pain is horrible
Make the appt: Since you decided to use the ER, take advantage of the outcome. This does sound like a symptom that an ENT will be able to deal well with. I hope you find a path to relief! ...Read more
Dizzy light-headed pressure in head and ear. Clicking noises when swallowing. Off balance feeling. Can eustachian tube dysfunction cause this?
See dentist: Eustachean dysfunction is a potential problem but clicking would not be associated with. I suspect that you have been grinding your teeth and should ask your dentist if you need a mouthguard to wear at night. ...Read more
Eustachian tube dysf: Can predispose to infection ears. Throat by extension not unreasonable result. ...Read more
If I use Flonase for three weeks or 4 weeks to help treat Eustachian Tube Dysfunction and then I stop it. Will it cause me a problem?
No: It won't, you don't need to taper it, best wishes ...Read more
I have Eustachian Tube Dysfunction that I think is caused by dairy allergy. Would testing for a dairy allergy be considered medically necessary?.
Depends: If the problem goes away when you are off dairy and returns when consumed, you need to stay away from dairy regardless what the test may show. Do note way over 50% of people with allergy to dairy can tolerate dairy which has been baked. ...Read more
Not likely.: Eustacian tube dysfunction is caused when the eustacian tube, which connects the ear to the nose, can not drain properly. This usually is caused by inflammation due to an ear infection, cold, sinus infection, allergies or the like. Looking down does not affect the angle of the tube, nor should it cause the tube to become clogged or inflamed in any way. ...Read more
Apart from colds, what other things cause eustachian tube dysfunction? I have been diagnosed with it and would like to know other causes.
See below: Anything that causes the lining of the nose to become irritated or inflamed-narrows the eustachian tub opening or passageway. Colds, allergies, pollution, smoke. Obesity can predispose one too. Very rarely is it a sign of more serious problems like nasal polyps, cleft palate or tumor. ...Read more
Nope...: Dental restorations, including and fixed or removable bridgework, do not have any correlation with your eustachian tube(s). ...Read more
Why does the ringing occur when you have eustachian tube dysfunction? And how do you know if you have fluid behind your ear or not that cause ringing?
Can impacted ear wax cause Eustachian Tube Dysfunction? Can it cause fluid to build up in middle ear? Starting to think issues started cause ear wax.
Can seasonal allergies cause dizziness and burning eyes? I also have Eustachian tube dysfunction.
Yes: Dizzines by causing congestion that causes unstable ear function. Burning eyes, itching of eyes, ears & nose & scratchy throat as well ...Read more
Sometimes when I use Flonase for Eustachian Tube Dysfunction there feels like more pressure in both ears could it be cause of the fluid blockage?
Eustachian tube bloc: This is an irritating problem. There are many causes. However, when a cause is not evident then one can try balloon dilatation, use a product called eustachi, try altitude change. ...Read more
Can having ears flushed 2 x this yr for ear wax be cause of a sudden allergy issue & Eustachian Tube Dysfunction? Never had allergy problems before.
I have a bubbling/ thumping sound in my left ear. Could Eustachian Tube Dysfunction be the cause?. I have Eustachian Tube Dysfunction in right ear
Could be: And could be your external left ear, don't stick anything in your ear though, use the saline nasal washes and the nasal sprays prescribed to you, if no improvement, see your doctor/ENT, good luck ...Read more
Swaying/rocking sensation when lying down to left side. Ear pressure Lightheaded off balance ringing in left ear as well. Diagnosed with eustachian tube dysfunction Can that cause my symptoms?
Yes: This could affect/cause your symptoms.Get a more detailed answer ›
Was on methylprednisolone pk 6 days for eustachian tube dysfunction went to another ENT and was told eustachian tube dysfunction wouldn't cause my symptoms so I didn't take the last two doses. Could I experience withdrawal symptoms since I stopped?
Ear wax would not affect Eustachian tube function in either ear.
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