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Doctor insights on: Ear Suction

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I have ear infection in both ears after suctioning my ears plug up again around two days later why?

I have ear infection in both ears after suctioning my ears plug up again around two days later why?

Plugged ears: Your ears are getting plugged due to fluid backing up from your sinuses. Seel help from an ENT specialist.

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What are symptoms of excess ear wax in the ear or fluid? Sometimes my l ear has a suction feeling when I lay on it and muffled hearing

What are symptoms of excess ear wax in the ear or fluid? Sometimes my l ear has a suction feeling when I lay on it and muffled hearing

Ear wax or fluid: Muffled hearing, crackling, popping and pressure feeling have been described in patients who have excess ear wax or fluid. Some do not experience any symptoms. Have your primary doc or ENT take a look in your ears.

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Pulsating feeling in left ear after 2or3 suctions for wax blockage, cause? Also, can an ear infection for 4 months with treatment cause slight confusion

Pulsating feeling in left ear after 2or3 suctions for wax blockage, cause? Also, can an ear infection for 4 months with treatment cause slight confusion

Reexam: Have your ear canal and eardrum examined to look for any trauma. An ear infection by itself will not cause confusion unless there is extension to the brain. All the best.

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What nursing management is done for endotracheal/tracheal suctioning?

What nursing management is done for endotracheal/tracheal suctioning?

Small catheters: Nurses use small plastic catheters inserted down endotracheal tubes to clear airways of secretions.

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Ears have so much pus even after suction they plug up again?

Ears have so much pus even after suction they plug up again?

See ENT: A ear nose and throat (ENT) specialist would be able to examine you and hopefully provide you with an appropriate diagnosis and the best treatment options. Best wishes.

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Before suctioning an intubated patient hooked to mechanical ventilator, is it right to increase the fio2 to 100% to hyperoxygenate the patient?

Before suctioning an intubated patient hooked to mechanical ventilator, is it right to increase the fio2 to 100% to hyperoxygenate the patient?

Usually: That is usually the norm because, you are technically suctioning out air (and thus oxygen) from the lung when you suction. In all reality, does it affect oxygenation that much? Probably not. But, turning up the oxygen to 100% for a few seconds usually causes no harm.

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Help unblocking ear?

Help unblocking ear?

Lets look inside: We'd need to look inside. It's probably wax try some ear drops to soften things up. It may fall out on its own. Don't use qtips. You may puncture your ear drum and lose your hearing.

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Ear noise loud music

Ear noise loud music

Without: Without knowing anything else other than "ear noise" and " loud music" I would guess you have tinnitis secondary to some degree of acoustical trauma. The appropriate thing to do would be to obtain an audiogram (hearing test).

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What is surfers ear?

What is surfers ear?

Extra bone: This is extra bone growth (exostosis) in the canal from the cold water. Nobody understands why it happens. It's not an infection like swimmer's ear.

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How can I pop my ears?

How can I pop my ears?

Chew gum: Or open you jaw as wide as you can. Closing your nose and mouth while blowing out can be dangerous if you do it too hard, you can rupture your eradrums!

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Constant rining in ear?

Constant rining in ear?

Tinnitus.: Didn't see your age or whether this is one sided, but....It needs explanation. Most tinnitus is bilateral and associated with significant noise exposure and age. Some medications can cause this but again both sides. See your doc and have an audiogram.

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My ears aren't working?

My ears aren't working?

See your doctor: You will need some testing to see what is going on.

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How can I unclog my ears?

How can I unclog my ears?

Depends on cause: Ear clogging is a very common symptom and can be due to problems in either the outer, middle or inner ear. The most common outer ear issue is wax, the most common middle ear issue is fluid and the most common inner ear issue is high frequency hearing loss. Wax can be cleared with softening drops and gentle irrigation. Fluid can be cleared by holding your nose and blowing. If no help see an ent.

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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.

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Is peroxide bad for ears?

Is peroxide bad for ears?

Peroxide for ears: Generally speaking in the short-term peroxide drops are fine. If ear wax is persistent other drops might be a better long term solution

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How to cure ear infectiom?

How to cure ear infectiom?

Antibiotics: With suffering: wait it out and take motrin. To minimize suffering: antibiotics.

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Symptoms of spider in ear?

Symptoms of spider in ear?

You would know..: I've had a couple of kids in my career with live insects in ears, and they are screaming, crying, batting at their ears in lots of distress. You can actually feel it moving around and it is extremely irritating because the ear canal is so sensitive. So, if you have to wonder if there is spider in there, then there certainly is not a live one. To see if dead insect there, someone has to look!

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Are ear candles safe 2 use?

Are ear candles safe 2 use?

Ridiculous: A. It does not really work. Does not get the wax out and ceratinly does not treat ear infections b. Very dangerous leading to severe burns. C. Totally unproven tremendous downside-no upside.

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How to clean out your ears?

How to clean out your ears?

Kits: Over the counter ear wax removal kits are best. They use a solution to liquify the wax then you flush it out. It's all in the kit. Any store should have it

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What cause ringing in ears?

What cause ringing in ears?

Tinnitus: Tinnitus is noise or ringing in the ears. There is no drug for cure. Tinnitus is not a disease, but a condition that can result from many underlying causes. Rec.: see ENT to rule out secondary pathology.

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