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Ear Dry Medication
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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
More information : Needed. What kind of discharge, whatis the problem, please. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
After medication I think I'm recovering from sinusitis, but ears are painful and one feels really hot inside. Is this a start of a infection?
Pain med: The appropriate medicine depends on what is causing the pain. If an infection, you need an antibiotic. If inflammation, you need an anti-inflammatory, if from your occlusion or parafunctional habits, you need an occlusal orthotic, a splint. And so on. Please see your Dentist or an ENT to determine the cause of the pain and the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
DRUG RASHES TEND TO: Be diffuse, not localized. Please have it looked at. ...Read more
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
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 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
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