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Dr. Mark Loury
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Congestion (Definition)

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Congestion and stuffy ears?

Congestion and stuffy ears?

Virus or allergy: Sounds like you have the typical issues a lot of people have this time of year. Viruses and being allergic to various things are typical causes. Do you have specific questions about the symptoms? ...Read more

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fuild in ears that lead to clogged aches in both ears. I'm experiencing shortness of breath With a slight sore throat with blood in mucous?

 fuild in ears that lead to clogged aches in both ears. I'm experiencing shortness of breath With a slight sore throat with blood in mucous?

Go to ER: Unless you can see your PCP immediately you need to go and be professionally evaluated. Shortness of breath suggests something in your lungs and blood in mucous? From where is the mucous? Please go and get seen and hopefully this will turn out to minor, but does have the potential to be severe. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Pressure and fullness in ear, sore teeth?

Pressure and fullness in ear, sore teeth?

Wisdom teeth: This could be lots of different things, but commonly i see these symptoms with impacted wisdom teeth. An x-ray would be the only way to rule this one out. ...Read more

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Nose head and ears congested. Lungs congested. Sinus infection?

Nose head and ears congested. Lungs congested. Sinus infection?

Sinus: Sounds like it could be. Discuss with your health care team where ever you are. They will know what is going around. ...Read more

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Ringing in ears fullness behind ears sort of hurts ?

Ringing in ears fullness behind ears sort of hurts ?

Inner ear infection: You may be suffering from an inner ear infection. Go see your doctor who may prescribe antibiotic ear drops if needs be, or refer you on to an ear specialist for further work-up. ...Read more

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What can cause stuffy full ears and ringing in ears?

What can cause stuffy full ears and ringing in ears?

Wax: It can be an external issue, with cerumen (/wax) buildup that needs removed, or can be an internal problem, with clogged / blocked eustachian tubes. Can also be medication effect, virus, etc. So, should be seen, by your dr or an urgent care dr to identify or rule out the "easy" things. If symptoms persist, follow up with ent. ...Read more

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Sore throat no congestion in chest or nose and ears feel clogged, body is achy ?

Sore throat no congestion in chest or nose and ears feel clogged, body is achy ?

Maybe viral infectio: For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test & culture. Antibiotics are imperative for Strep Throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w Aloe Vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey & a small amt of lemon juice helps. Take care. ...Read more

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Muffled hearing in one ear, yellow nasal discharge, but no nasal congestion or fever. Help?

Muffled hearing in one ear, yellow nasal discharge, but no nasal congestion or fever. Help?

Could be fluid: It could be fluid in your ear combined with a sinusitis. When the nose is congested it can affect the tube that runs from the back of your nose to your ear leading to the formation of fluid. Your primary care doctor should be able to make this diagnosis and often a course of antibiotics can be helpful. An ENT doctor can also take a look and make the diagnosis for you. ...Read more

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Almost year around post nasal drip that reflects in alternating ear discomfort with external wet ears. facial, chest and behind ear seborheic dermatit?

Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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Almost year around post nasal drip that reflects in alternating ear discomfort with external wet ears. facial, chest and behind ear seborheic dermatit?

See your Family Doc: It sounds to me like you have several issues going on at same time. Post-nasal drip could be from allergies which could lead to ear discomfort b/c Eustachian tube dysfunction. OTC antihistamines can often help. Seborrheic dermatitis is a separate condition (http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/seborrheic-dermatitis/basics/definition/con-20031872) as are your wet ears: otorrhea? infection? ...Read more

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Can blocked tubes in ears cause headaches?

Can blocked tubes in ears cause headaches?

Sinus headaches: The headaches could be coming from your sinuses rather than your plugged ears. They are plugged because of mucus back flowing from your sinuses and nose consult your doctor or an allergist for help. ...Read more

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What can cause runny nose, sore throat, ringing in my ears and a change in my voice?

What can cause runny nose, sore throat, ringing in my ears and a change in my voice?

Can't be sure: Since most of the viral infections are self-limited, it is not worth identifying the virus since there are just too many which can induce your symptoms. See a doctor if this has gone on for more than 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Sore throat, no nasal congestion or chest congestion, ears feel clogged and body is achy ?

Dr. Al Hegab Dr. Hegab
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Sore throat, no nasal congestion or chest congestion, ears feel clogged and body is achy ?

? Viral infection: rest as much as you can, use acetaminophen unless you can't, more fluids, hot or cold, salt water gargles, if not better in a day or two, see your doctor ...Read more

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Ringing in ears sometimes with dizziness and nausea. Seasonally. Allergires?

Ringing in ears sometimes with dizziness and nausea. Seasonally. Allergires?

Maybe: 1 ear or both? Change in hearing or no? Headache? Stuffy, runny nose? Could be sinuses, allergies, meniere's disease (esp if 1 ear ringing, change in hearing), tumor of inner ear (acoustic neuroma, cholesteatoma), doubtful vascular problems, tumors , etc. Having said that, check it out with md. ...Read more

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Constant ringing in ears?

Constant ringing in ears?

Stop the ringing: There are many causes from inner ear infection, to Aspirin intake, to more serious causes such as menier's disease. See an ent. ...Read more

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Have a cold, pain in ears, hearing became muffled, keeps switching from both ears, specks of blood in ear wax?

Have a cold, pain in ears, hearing became muffled, keeps switching from both ears, specks of blood in ear wax?

Otitis externa?: Unless your eardrums have been perforated, there should not be blood in the earwax . The presence of blood suggests that you have been sticking something into the ear canal and the trauma is causing the bleeding. Alternatively, water might have got into your ear causing an infection. Best to contact your doctor to find out. ...Read more

Dr. Phil Zapanta
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Nasal Congestion (Stuffiness) (Definition)

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