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Ear Infection Fluid Coming Out Of Ear
There are three different types of ear infections that affect different areas of the ear. Outer ear infection (Otitis externa) affects the ear canal and the outside part of the ear. Middle ear infection (Otitis media) affects the middle ear and leads to fluid accumulation behind the ear drum. Inner ear infection (Otitis interna) is a less common inflammation of the inner ear that causes vertigo, ...Read more
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Negative pressure : In order for the ear to work properly air from the outside of the ear drum has to be balanced by air on the inside of the eardrum. In an intact ear drum the only way for air to get into the middle ear space is up the eustachian tube. If the eustachian tube doesn't work well the air inside the middle ear gets used up creating a negative pressure. Eventually this pressure can become so low that fluid is sucked from the lining of the middle ear space. ...Read more
Son has ear tubes. Fluid draining from one ear. Has sinus drainage too. Take him to doc bc of ear drainage? Worried it's ear infection.
Age matters : I'm a pediatrician, but hope i can still give you helpful advice. In babies and children, we treat ear infex based on the degree of illness and/or discomfort with the infex. Fluid can be present behind the eardrum with an acute ear infection. If it does not resolve and/or it's adversely affecting one's hearing, we are quicker to act on that. See an ENT (ear/nose/throat) specialist. ...Read more
Ear wax is draining out of my son's ears. He is complaining of pain and "liquid" in his ears. He's had tubes. Is an ear infection beginning?
Anatomy: As you have been told in plain and patient english this is an impossible scenario. There is absolutely no way for this proposed scenario to be real or possible. It is not possible. That is 100% accurate. Given your age and this concern I am very worried about your mental health. I think you may need to be seen urgently by your family doctor or by a psychiatrist. ...Read more
What can cause throbbing in one ear - but no fluid behind the ear or infection and pressure from both ears originating from inside out?
What could cause daily headaches right ear pain ear drainage feels like ear is clogged and wet inside. No sign of infection. Ear pain for 4 months.
Headaches & Ear Pain: Sometimes the occipital nerve such as the lesser or third occipital nerve can cause ear pain that is associated with headaches. Are the headaches in the back of your head and rarely go past the top of your head? Any issues with your neck? May need a med to calm down irritation to the occipital nerve (short course oral steroids, Toradol, or neuropathic meds). ...Read more
Inner ear infection: Your hearing should return but it my take several weeks for it to happen. ...Read more
Ear drops for otitis externa getting stuck in ear canal!! Sounded like they created some sort of bubble and won't come out of my ear!! Please help??!
Not Your Day, Is It?: First you say it's leaking out and now it's stuck.This is not your day, is it?Now don't go jamming something in there. Just be calm and lie on that side for 15-20 minutes and see if gravity helps get it out. If so,then when you put drops in there and it gets stuck just do the same thing again.If nothing works, as I suspect might be the case with you, then see your doctor.He'll take a direct look ...Read more
Ears feel clogged with ear wax. Lots of wax on qtips, and small amount of blood on qtip. Can't hear out of right ear. Advice? Is it serious?
Ear has wax and fluid buildup. Doc said no infection but tragus is swollen and ear is hurting. Ear infection?
Unlikely: You note ear wax and fluid build up. You note a doctor said no infection. You have pain and think it is infection. It is unlikely that you have an infection but I don't know your age, risks, symptoms beside pain. In the summer it could be that you have build up and pain from allergies. The sneezing and inflammation can cause fluid build up. If persists then revisit your doctor for treatments ...Read more
Yellow green goo coming out of ear
have outer infection(started after swimming)
doctor said no ruptured eardrum
Wind being suck in ear after put drops?
Time or myringotomy: If you have serous fluid behind the ear drum, either waiting or lancing the ear drum are options. By making an incision on your ear drum, you would get almost instantaneous relief. If you mean fluid within your ear canal, if your ear drum is intact, a drop or two of rubbing alcohol will break the air bubble. ...Read more
When u hve build up of ear wax & ear drum can't b seen....Can this cause h/aches ear ache dizzyness and sinus pressure best way 2 clean ear drum please
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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