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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?

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

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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

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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 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?

YES: BUT THE "PROBLEM" is VERY TREATABLE! You probably have impacted cerumen (EAR WAX)
You Primary Care provider can most likely clean it out. (There are OTC over the counter ear irrigation kits) "MURINE" company makes one
Hope this helps
Happy New Year!
Dr Z ...Read more

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Yellowish fluid coming out of my ear piercing. Is this an infection? What should I do?

Yellowish fluid coming out of my ear piercing. Is this an infection? What should I do?

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

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Help please! Is fluid in the ear serious?

Help please! Is fluid in the ear serious?

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

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What does fluid in the ear mean in an adult?

What does fluid in the ear mean in an adult?

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

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How can I treat fluid build up in ears of toddler?

How can I treat fluid build up in ears of toddler?

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

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Have been told have fluid on ear about 3wks ago still have pain& discomfort what could it be?

Have been told have fluid on ear about 3wks ago still have pain& discomfort what could it be?

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

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How to drain fluids in the ear?

How to drain fluids in the ear?

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. ...Read more

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What causes fluid out of your ear?

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

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What are the home remedies for the fluid which is collected in one's ears (in diseases)?

What are the home remedies for the fluid which is collected in one's ears (in diseases)?

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

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'my ear feels like it has fluid in it?

'my ear feels like it has fluid in it?

It could.: Fluid may build up behind the typanic membrane (ear drum) with a middle ear infection or with congestion. An external ear infection can present with fluid in the external canal. ...Read more

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How long for fluid behind the ear to clear?

How long for fluid behind the ear to clear?

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

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How do I know if I have an ear fluid problem?

How do I know if I have an ear fluid problem?

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

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Can fluid in your ears throw off your equilibrium?

Can fluid in your ears throw off your equilibrium?

Yes: If fluid gets into eustachian tubes you can get vertigo. If vertigo persists you should see ENT doctor. ...Read more

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Why do your ears fill up with fluid while you sleep?

Why do your ears fill up with fluid while you sleep?

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

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What to do if I have fluid in ear spread to other ear?

What to do if I have fluid in ear spread to other ear?

Get treated: Must middle ear problems affect both ears. Treastment will resolve both ears. See ENT doc. ...Read more

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Fluid in the middle ear. How can you this treat at home?

Fluid in the middle ear. How can you this treat at home?

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

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Condition that causes fluid in the ear not from swimming?

Condition that causes fluid in the ear not from swimming?

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

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What's a good OTC medicine to help dry up fluid in middle ear?

What's a good OTC medicine to help dry up fluid in middle ear?

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

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Fluid in middle ear for a couple of weeks. Getting on plane ok?

Fluid in middle ear for a couple of weeks. Getting on plane ok?

Ear fluid/flying: Ear fluid often persists for months. Make sure you have been well treated and that you use Valsalva manoeuvres with changes in elevation. If it is severe you may need a drainage tube. All the best. ...Read more

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