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Fluid Coming Ear
Child says ear keeps poping and looks like she has a little fluid coming from ear. More likely allergies or ear infection? Does she need go to dr?
Yes: If your complains of ear popping and fluid coming from ear, better be checked out by her doctor, good luck ...Read more
Clear, odorless fluid coming out of ears with severe itching then crusting. Every other day for one year.
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This is probably chronic otitis externa. ...Read more
I have been having pressure/pain in my ears for about a month now. Recently I have had a clear sticky fluid coming from my ears. Is there a problem?
I have yellow fluid coming from my ear with an up and down swishing sound in it. What do you think it is?
Several things: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more
I have had minor headaches for the past few months. I need a new prescription for eyeglasses but just haven't done that yet. Well I thought that could be the problem but then I have fluid coming out of my ears. Both of them. It's clear and it's not wax
Get examined: You need to be examined to find the cause of the fluid drainage from the ears. ...Read more
Depends: If it is fluid behind your ear drum without pain or redness, it is usually not serious. It often resolves on its own. If it is only on one side, the area behind your nose needs to be examined though. If it is fluid coming from your ear canal, this needs evaluation of the cause. Treatment may be just antibiotic drops or it can need surgery. ...Read more
Same as a child: It is fluid behind the ear drum as a result of congestion of the eustachian tube and backed up fluid. Can cause mechanical decrease in hearing. Will clear. Chiropractic and craniosacral therapy or osteopathic adjustments will help a lot. ...Read more
Needs follow-up: Persistent middle ear effusion can lead to hearing defect and speech delay. If the condition continues over 12 weeks with hearing impairment, "tube" insertion is often considered. ...Read more
Fluid in ear: Have some one look in it.Get a more detailed answer ›
Several poss.: Fluid behing the eardrum doesn't usually cause severe pain unless eardrum is bulging and distended. It is more like popping, fullness, muffled hearing. Pain could represent infection and bulging eardrum. Often I see ear pain referred from the throat or TMJ (jaw hinge joint). I say see you doc again for recheck. ...Read more
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
Fluid in ears: Please see your doctor. He/she can help you get rid of the fluid safely. You don't want to get an infection. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Middle ear fluid: Hello, the fluid behind your eardrum will typically fully resolve within 3months. It will usually lessen and you will notice relief. If the fluid is thick and viscous, it will resolve slower than a thin and watery fluid. See your doctor for treatment that may help improve your symptoms faster. ...Read more
See an ENT doctor.: An ENT doctor can examine the ear, and often will have an audiologist measure your hearing and ear pressures as part of the workup. This will determine if fluid is present, as well as available treatment options. ...Read more
Yes: If fluid gets into eustachian tubes you can get vertigo. If vertigo persists you should see ENT doctor. ...Read more
Ears and sleep: Greetings. When we lay down to sleep, our nasal passages and ears change because of the blood distribution throughout our body. We get more blood flow to our heads when we lie flat. The Eustachian tube openings in the nose may become congested causing the middle ear changes. Try an OTC nasal steroid spray. Use it every night. ...Read more
Get treated: Must middle ear problems affect both ears. Treastment will resolve both ears. See ENT doc. ...Read more
YES: Definitely.Get a more detailed answer ›
Benign condition: Middle ear fluid can diminish your hearing for a time but can be left alone & should resolve without treatment. Excluding irritant exposures like smoke or fumes may allow your eustachian tube to reopen & let the fluid drain. Stretching the eustachian tube by yawning or learning to pop your ears can help. If u develop pain or fever have it checked. ...Read more
Allergies possible: When there is fluid behind the eardrum this can cause a sense of congestion, crackling ears and at times severe dizziness or headache. Allergies are commonly the cause and draining the ears internally by using some guaifenisin at 1200mg twice daily and some loratadine or other antihistamine can help significantly. Sinus infection can ensue if the fluid remains undrained. ...Read more
Fluid in ear: Yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
Pseudo...: Fluid that builds up in cavities such as the sinuses or the middle ear can be treated over the counter with decongestant medications. Pseudoephedrine is an active ingredient of many such decongestants, which is quite effective. Speak to a pharmacist about which decongestant is the best for you. ...Read more
Ear fluid: Have someone look in your ear.Get a more detailed answer ›
See below: It probably means you have fluid in the middle ear. If it persists, see your doctor. ...Read more