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Middle ear inflection after swimming ?

Middle ear inflection after swimming ?

Ear: If you are having drainage from your ear after swimming and pain this is usually a "swimmers ear" or external otitis. This usually needs drops to treat. Make an appointment with us or your provider. ...Read more

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What symptoms will arise with chronic middle ear fluid?

What symptoms will arise with chronic middle ear fluid?

Hearing loss: Hearing loss and a feeling of pressure in the ear are the symptoms of middle ear fluid. Pain is rare unless it is infected. ...Read more

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How can an otoscope allow a person to see the middle ear?

How can an otoscope allow a person to see the middle ear?

You can see the tm: The middle ear begins just on the other side of the tympanic membrane. The tm is paper thin and you can get a glimpse of what is on the other side. ...Read more

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Can I have fluid in the middle ear and an inner ear disorder at same time?

Can I have fluid in the middle ear and an inner ear disorder at same time?

Yes: You can have both of those things at the same time, independent of each other. ...Read more

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Curious to know how middle ear fluid can make someone's equilibrium off! thanks!

Curious to know how middle ear fluid can make someone's equilibrium off! thanks!

Inner ear involvment: Middle ear fluid is the result of a negative pressure int the middle ear space secondary to obstruction of the eustachian tube (tube that connects back of nose to middle ear). 2 reasons for equilibrium involvement. The virus causing the middle ear fluid can reach the inner ear or brain directly or the inflammatory process in the middle ear can directly get into the inner ear (rw mem. ...Read more

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In antomy of middle ear i've read , peri sinus cells areound the sinus plate .What does sinus plate mean here ? .

In antomy of middle ear i've read , peri sinus cells areound the sinus plate .What does sinus plate mean here ? .

Details, Details: In general, think of a plate as something relatively wide & thin like a dinner plate or the flat part of dentures (the dental plate), etc. So a sinus plate is a thin layer of bone that will separate one area from another, like the medial wall of the ethmoid sinus from the nasal area or the small thin-lined sinus air cells from the larger thin sinus plate that surrounds them to define that sinus. ...Read more

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I have fluid in middle ear will it drain naturally? Have been told op and gromits, which I don't want, Hearing returning slowly

I have fluid in middle ear will it drain naturally? Have been told op and gromits, which I don't want, Hearing returning slowly

Usually resolves: Fluid in the middle ear, called serous otitis, usually resolves on its own. If it is severe and your hearing is impaired then the ENT surgeons can offer other solutions. If your hearing is returning then I would give it a while longer for it to resolve on its own. ...Read more

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I have fluid in middle ear, just right ear. When i stand, bend or lean over i get a bouncy, unsteady feeling. Is it the fluid? Laying down goes away.

I have fluid in middle ear, just right ear. When i stand, bend or lean over i get a bouncy, unsteady feeling.  Is it the fluid? Laying down goes away.

Middle ear prob: Yes what you describe could be fluid in the middle ear. Hopefully you are under doctors care for this problem, and when fluid is cleared you will feel better. ...Read more