Doctor insights on:
Causes Of Ear Problems
A few things: If you literally mean water in your ears, some ear canals are shaped in a way to trap water or even have excess ear wax that can trap water. Over the counter drying agents like swim-ear can help remove the water. Your pcp can check to see if your ears are filled with wax. Eustacian tube dysfunction can prevent your ears from draining. Allergies can also cause this. See your md if this persists. ...Read more
Problems with the ear include external infection, allergy to the skin, perforation of the eardrum, tinnitus (ringing), loss of hearing acuity, deafness, dizziness, balance disorder, problems after flying with air pressure, and many others. See your otolaryngologist ...Read more
What kind of bacterial/virus could cause middle ear problem? Where are they come from? Food? Air?Blood?
Several: Adeno-, rhino-viruses and non-typable h.Flu, pneumococcus, moraxella, staph are bacteria that can cause infection. The virus usually causes the initial infection, and the patient is colonized with the bacteria that secondarily infects the middle ear. These diseases are transmitted by hand to mouth contact from another infected host, the same as a cold. Not from blood, food. ...Read more
I have a appointment with a allergist in a couple of weeks. I think allergies are causing my ear problems. Will allergist examine the inside of ears?
Yes: An Allergist will examine your ears for signs of anatomic or inflammatory changes. since you do not mention the specific ear problems that you're having, it's hard to address those specifically. Eustachian tube dysfunction can cause pressure sensations in the ears, dizziness or even pulsatile tinnitus. Allergic rhinitis could contribute to this and treating your allergies may help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
Yes = atypical GERD: Healthtap is full of answers regarding gerd's causes, variations, and approaches for treatment ; prevention. Ear, nose, and throat manifestations of lpr commonly include the throat, ears, airway, etc. Please type "gerd" in the search box, and i think you'll find all the responses you could want! ...Read more
Can TMJ cause ear problems.. I have ringing in my right ear. I can hear but when on the phone if I use that ear the people sound like robots..?
TMJ & Tinnitus: Tmj dysfunction can absolutely cause tinnitus (ringing in the ears). You should seek a consult with a dentist specializing in TMJ disorders so that you can be properly evaluated; if a TMJ problem is found, an orthotic can be fabricated which will help eliminate your symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Can tmj cause ear problems?
- Wisdom teeth causing ear problems
- Can sinus problems cause ear problems?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Ear wax problems causing eye twitching
- Can ear wax cause hearing problems?
- Can sinus infection cause ear problems?
- Tight neck muscles causing ear problems
- Ear problems caused by diving