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Ear Ache After Quitting Smoking
Throat tightness for a month after smoking marij burping, minor ear ache, burps being stuck in throat, acidity. Exercise and tylenol only things help?
Pain felt in ear can be result of conditions that affect the ear directly such as ear infections, traumatic injury to ear, impacted ear wax, as well as benign or malignant growths of ear. Pain in ear can be referred from conditions that affect the throat, teeth, or jaw including tonsil/throat infections, dental infections, jaw joint inflammation, benign ...Read more
I'm 21 I was a heavy smoking, stopped smoking 3 days ago, using a vaporiser, but I'm short on breath and have a sore throat, ear ache, lump in throat.
Take Your Lumps Now: Well, what'd you expect-a new car and a hot date? No matter what physical ailment you have, smoking will not make it any better. So if you have a mild virus or a cold or cough-- you smoke, you suffer more. Three days of inhalational abstinence is not enough, especially if you were a heavy smoker. So for now, just try and not smoke and see how it goes. Later, try to cut down to at least 1/2 pack a day ...Read more
Is Sullivan Insufflation done by chiropractor safe? Made my ear ache a little when Chiro did it so I quit before he finished. Reason was for headache
See real doctor: Some chiropractors are skillful, honest, and are willing to refer to MD's or DO's when things go wrong. See a licensed physician ASAP, and get advice about your misguided approach. ...Read more
Not really: Your mouth could be too dry - use biotene on a regular basis. ...Read more
Yes: Muscle aches are not invariable in people who are trying to quit smoking, but they do occur. Nicotine is a muscle relaxant, and in withdrawal muscles can get tighter, causing pain and sometimes even spasm ("charley-horses"). Hot baths or hot backs, a heating pad all may help. If they are severe, nicotine replacement with patches, gum or lozenges will do the trick. ...Read more
Hi Doctor, I hope that you are doing great. Are sore throats common after quitting smoking after one month?
I have UCTD (closest to systemic lupus) I'm aching pretty bad and wondering if it's from quitting smoking or a flare?
Are hoarseness and a sore throat off and on and a bad taste in my mouth withdraw symptoms from quitting smoking?
I'm quitting smoking cold turkey, but my head hurts and I'm light headed, could that be from withdraws?
You have no idea how badly I hate to answer a question with the "d" word, but it truly does.
Earaches can be caused by many things, including irritation, inflammation, infection, tumors, foreign objects, etc.
So in order to "cure an earache, we need to see you, get a history, and look in it and around it. ...Read more
Ibuprofen: Ear pain can be due to several causes, and all of them can be alleviated by ibuprofen. There are outer, middle and inner ear infections, eustachian tube dysfunction, temporomandibular joint inflammation, sinus and throat causes of ear pain. Pain is a marker of inflammation and Ibuprofen is a reasonable anti inflammatory medication. ...Read more
Depends: First you need to find what is causing the discomfort. It may be from an ear infection in the canal or middle ear requiring antibiotics. Or maybe from referred pain from teeth, tmj, tongue, tonsil areas requiring different treatment. Try Motrin first but if still persisting have someone do a good head and neck exam to find the cause. ...Read more
Warm oil: Warm oil may soothe the pain, or a heating pad or hot soaks to the side of the face. The question you should be asking is why are you having ear aches. Is it associated with a hearing loss, do you grind your teeth, do you have arthritis of the neck. In short, the answer to your question for remedies should be the question of why do you have the ear aches. Need a diagnosis. ...Read more
Why home remedy?: Why a home remedy? If you don't know how to cure this pain, you most likely are unsure of the actual cause. Suggest you see an ENT to diagnose the cause and offer a cure. Better than leaving it alone or searching for a home remedy. Just get seen and get it fixed. ...Read more
Warm ear drops: There is a drug called Auralgan (benzocaine and antipyrine) which can be warmed to body temperature and used as an ear drop to relieve an ear ache. The very term ear ache, however, must also include pain around the ear such as jaw joint pain and muscle pain which can also be relieved by heat applied to the ear. Obviously, a diagnosis must be made before proper treatment can be safely given. ...Read more
If there is any blood or pus in your ear or have dizzy spells or swelling, go immediately because these could be signs of a severe infection
home remedies include tipping your head to the side and pouring in a warm mixture of hydrogen peroxide with water and keeping your head sideways until you feel it open up. If you feel like you ruptured an eardrum do not do this. See an ent. ...Read more
Reclined or sitting: Pressure on the ear drum is greatest when you are lying flat - doesn't matter if it's on back, side or stomach. So you are going to be most comfortable propped into a recline position or actually sitting up. Doing maneuvers like you do on an airplane to adjust pressure in your ears (chew gum, yawn, eat gummy bears!) may also temporarily relieve some of the discomfort. ...Read more
An earache can cause a headache all by itself. However, if the earache gets out of control, it can move to the mastoid bone (behind the ear) and cause a nasty headache. This is very serious as this is an infection in the skull and very close to the brain itself.
You should see your physician to be examined. ...Read more
Infection/fluid: Possible infection or fluid, so you have to be seen by doctor to find the cause and to be treated ...Read more
Walk not Run: You are breathing through your mouth. The rapid movement of air is bothering the eustachian tubes and causing an inflammation. Research has proven that running is not better than walking over the course of the "same distance". Stop running and start walking the same distance. ...Read more
Dr. If not improving: If you have an ear infection it will cause pain and you should see a doctor to have that treated. Swimmers ear is an infection in the canal and usually hurts to move your ear lobe itself. If it is not getting better then see your dr. Although some infections will clear on their own. ...Read more
Smoking any tobacco product is harmful to your baby, including "light" cigarettes, cigars (and marijuana). Like any addiction, quitting tobacco is difficult, especially if you are acting alone. Most smokers find it hard to break all the habits or ties they've built into their lives around smoking. Quitting smoking does reduce a number of ...Read more
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