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My skin is dry & itchy. Legs, back, arms, neck, ears, face. Red patches on arms. Confused. What could be wrong? Medication. What disease is this? Thx.

My skin is dry & itchy. Legs, back, arms, neck, ears, face. Red patches on arms. Confused. What could be wrong? Medication. What disease is this? Thx.

Need to know more: Although the description is compatible with atopic eczema (since you probably have allergic rhinitis as well as evidenced by the sneezing), it is not possible to tell without a direct examination. Consult an allergist or dermatologist. In meanwhile be sure to bathe daily and apply a skin moisturizer immediately after having sponge dried your skin. ...Read more

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Medication reaction? Extremely high bp with crying. Strong pulses in head that made me cough and have dry heaves. Vomit 3rd. Started lamictal ystrday

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Medication reaction? Extremely high bp with crying. Strong pulses in head that made me cough and have dry heaves. Vomit 3rd. Started lamictal ystrday

Possible!: Up to 20% of people can can have nausea &vomiting and that alone could cause the high blood pressure as part of the stress reaction. I don't know if you took your blood pressure, but symptoms of headache or migraine may also occur. Although it can happen high BP itself is very uncommon, though. Call prescribing doc immed. Try 1/2 strength Gatoraide. If not able to take fluid go to ER. ...Read more

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My mother has completed head IMRT radiation therapy 3 weeks before. Since last 2 weeks she is not able to swallow even any fluids and water because if severe soar throat and dry mouth. Could you please give any medications for this problem.

My mother has completed head IMRT radiation therapy 3 weeks before. Since last 2 weeks she is not able to swallow even any fluids and water because if severe soar throat and dry mouth. Could you please give any medications for this problem.

Call her doc!: Going through treatment for cancer can be pretty tough. It requires a team effort to make sure any problems due to the treatment are treated or controlled as best as possible, so treatment can continue. Please call the radiation oncologist today, or her PCP so help can be given. Don't be shy, good communication by the patient and family and docs is key to achieving the best results. ...Read more

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What is best medication for symptom pt complaing of noise in head and ears.?

What is best medication for symptom pt complaing of noise in head and ears.?

Get checked: Get both your ears checked and get your TM joints checked. Toxins and/or pathogens could settle in either the ears or the TM joint causing noises or ringing. Also biomechanical factors could be causing TM joint issues resulting in ear noises. ...Read more

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Do any medications cause tinnitus or ringing in the ears?

Do any medications cause tinnitus or ringing in the ears?

Yes: Medications are a notorious cause of tinnitus. The list is exhaustive, with Aspirin and quinine being the most recognized. ...Read more

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Are there any medications I can take to relieve the pressure in my ears when I fly?

Are there any medications I can take to relieve the pressure in my ears when I fly?

Afrin (oxymetazoline): Try afrin (oxymetazoline) or try performing a valsalva maneuver - pinch your nose and gently "blow" air out of your nose while at the same time bearing down like you are lifting something. This will force air up your eustachian tube and expand the middle ear and prevent traction on the ear drum which is what causes the pain and fullness during descent. ...Read more

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When I put eat drops in I sit with my head tilted to keep the medication in my ear. Is this correct? How long do I keep my head tilted?

When I put eat drops in I sit with my head tilted to keep the medication in my ear. Is this correct? How long do I keep my head tilted?

30 to 60 seconds: Most drops a placed in a dose of two to four drops. Usually keeping your head tilted for 30 to 60 seconds will allow the drops to get deeper into the canal and not drain out. ...Read more

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Is it possible to cure ear drum hole with medication?

Is it possible to cure ear drum hole with medication?

Ear drum hole: Yes it is possible. Antibiotic drops or by mouth may cure infection and perforations. Also, many perforations will heal without any treatment. Sometimes a small hole will be treated with medication to inflame the edges. This occasionally stimulates healing. ...Read more

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I've been having an ringing in my right ear for a year now. Medication didn't work. Just pure ringing. Also I hear a little less on my right.

I've been having an ringing in my right ear for a year now. Medication didn't work. Just pure ringing. Also I hear a little less on my right.

Have u been: Answering the phone a lot lately? See an ENT dr lately and have a thorough evaluation of ur tinnitus and hearing loss. Take care! Http://www. M.webmd. Com/a-to-z-guides/tc/ringing-in-the-ears-tinnitus-topic-overview. Http://www. M.webmd. Com/a-to-z-guides/hearing-loss-causes-symptoms-treatment. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing sharp intermittent pains above right ear. For the past 5 days. Heat helps some but no medication helps. Some spells are worse?

I have been experiencing sharp intermittent pains above right ear. For the past 5 days. Heat helps some but no medication helps. Some spells are worse?

See a Doctor: Sharp intermittent pains in the head or face can be due to several problems but a condition called trigeminal neuralgia should be ruled out. This can cause severe, sharp intermittent pains in the head and face. ...Read more

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I have life a little bb sized ball behind my left and right ear they don't hurt they are movable and I don't know what it is I havnt tried any medication I spelled life instead of like*

I have life a little bb sized ball behind my left and right ear they don't hurt they are movable and I don't know what it is I havnt tried any medication I spelled life instead of like*

The: The lumps you are describing are consistent with enlarged small lymph nodes. These lymph nodes often swell in response to localized infection in your scalp, posterior neck or ears. You might want to see your physician for evaluation. The lumps usually go away when the infection resolves. ...Read more

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Please let me know if there is any prescription free medication for ear eczema?

Please let me know if there is any prescription free medication for ear eczema?

OTC Steroid Cream: If you have a localized red, dry, itchy rash limited to ears you could be suffering from contact dermatitis secondary to exposure to jewelry. Costume jewelry has a high content of nickel in it which is a very common allergen people can become sensitized to. Consider avoiding earings if you wear them for the next few weeks and apply OTC hydrocortizone cream to area twice a day to see if resolve ...Read more

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My ears feel clogged when I'm on the airplane. Is this normal? Is there a medication for this?

Normal: This is related to eustachian tube dysfuntion. You can try clearing your ears with the valsalva manuever (also used in diving). Afrin (oxymetazoline) before the flight may help, yawing, chewing gum can help as well. All of these attempt to allow the eustachian tube to open to relieve the pressure. ...Read more

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What medication need to be taken for inner ear infection?

What medication need to be taken for inner ear infection?

Define "inner ear": Most use the term inner ear to indicate the ear nerve, which can suffer from viral infections. There is no regular treatment. The middle ear that suffers from bacterial and viral infections responds to a variety of antibiotics when necessary. The viral infections self heal. ...Read more

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What prescription medication to treat ear infections?

What prescription medication to treat ear infections?

Depends on situation: The ear can have infection within the nerve, middle ear or canal. Each ore treated differently. For middle ear infections, Amoxicillin is one of several medications used that will kill the most common germs involved. Any antibiotic has a predicted failure rate of at least 5%, so monitoring and followup are important. ...Read more

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How long does it take for swimmers ear to go away with medication?

How long does it take for swimmers ear to go away with medication?

Otitis Externa: Ear drops are needed for 7 days provided they are put properly, pulling the ear, holding the drops in for 20 minutes and tilting head properly on opposite side. At the most it should take 2 weeks after which it should be reevaluated.
Any worsening of symptoms during that time should be immediately reevaluated, since complication are common esp in diabetics. ...Read more

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What are some great medications for clogged ears?  I always get ottitis media during weather changes

What are some great medications for clogged ears?  I always get ottitis media during weather changes

Clogged ears: Nasal steroid sprays and antihistamines help keep sinuses clear which will hopefully reduce fluid build up in ears. ...Read more

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Will chewing gum always help with ear pressure in long flights or is there a better non-medication method?

Will chewing gum always help with ear pressure in long flights or is there a better non-medication method?

Valsalva: Try performing a valsalva maneuver - pinch your nose and gently "blow" air out of your nose while at the same time bearing down like you are lifting something. This will force air up your eustachian tube and expand the middle ear and prevent traction on the ear drum which is what causes the pain and fullness during descent. ...Read more

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I had a TIA on nov 3rd and 10 days after the attack I have a high pitched sound in the right side of my brain, (not ears) is it from medications?

I had a TIA on nov 3rd and 10 days after the attack I have a high pitched sound in the right side of my brain, (not ears) is it from medications?

Unusual descript.: A sound "in your brain" can only be one of three things: 1) a true external sound with acoustic interference 2) a miscue of the auditory center within the brain responsible for localization of sound or 3) misplacement of inner narrative (as occurs with schizophrenia). You are likely suffering from #2. Certain meds are known to cause tinnitus or "ringing." please discuss with your doctors. ...Read more

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I mean when I asked about my diziness drs gave me betaserc 16mg medication and told me to take it rest of my life cause no solution for the inner ear?

I mean when I asked about my diziness drs gave me betaserc 16mg medication and told me to take it rest of my life cause no solution for the inner ear?

Inner ear: Betaserc is for the treatment of meniere's disease (which is vertigo -room spining-, tinnitus, hearing loss, and ear fullness) although it can occur in those under 18 - it is not as common. There are other conditions that cause vertigo youngsters and those can be migraine related. I would see an "otologist" (dr who just treats ear prb) if one is not sure of the diagnosis or treatment recommended. ...Read more

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What over-the-counter medication should I use for ear pain due to congestion (liguid in the ear)?

What over-the-counter medication should I use for ear pain due to congestion (liguid in the ear)?

Nasal blockage: Try a nettie pot first. You are alreadt taking an otc antihistamine with decongestent. Avoid neosynephrine (phenylephrine) or afrin. They can cause rebound swelling, overusage and dependence. If it doesn't clear quickly seek medical treatment because this can lead to permenent problems including balance and loss of hearing. ...Read more

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Why are my ears constantly itchy inside? And what is the yellow smelly water that comes from inside them? Doctors medication don't work.

Why are my ears constantly itchy inside? And what is the yellow smelly water that comes from inside them? Doctors medication don't work.

Go back to your doc!: Sounds like you have otitis externa, or inflammation/infection of ear canals. It can be caused by microtrauma from cleaning with q-tips, chronic skin conditions like atopic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, increased keratin production, +/- bacterial or fungal infection. I don't know what med was given, but you should go back to your doctor to talk about what else can be done. ...Read more