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Fluid In Ear Can T Hear
My newborn failed her newborn hearing test twice. Referred to an ENT & Audiologist. C-section. Chances of fluid in ear vs deafness? Scared worried
OME: You are correct that most cases do not respond to medications but the good news is that most will resolve by themselves in 2-3 months ( sometimes may even take longer). If you are too uncomfortable then consult your physician again after few more weeks. ...Read more
Feeling something stuck behind left tonsil 4 2mnths.Dr said looks ok but fluid in ear.could this really be why?i do get tonsil stones but remove these
ENT: Your symptoms suggest something is irritating the area. Have your doctor refer you to ENT for an exam. All the best. ...Read more
Would having allergies or fluid in ear cause a lightheaded swaying motion 24/7 for years some days better or anxiety ?
Fluid in ear and headache. Had polyp in right nostril go away but now in left one. Is this normal? Taking medication, but no alleviation for infection
Sinus infection & po: Sinus infection and polyps is fairly common. You have to treat the infection and the Lily's at the same time. We usually give oral steroids, topical nasal steroids and antibiotics for this problem at the same time. You will need a thorough nasal exam with a scope to look for other polyps and then can start the treatment. See an ENT doctor for this in the near future . Good luck and feel better ...Read more
7yo failed hearing test & ENT found fluid in ear & large tonsil. After 2 rounds of antibiotics fluid decreased but not gone. Can we wait it out?
Yes: It can take up to 3 months for fluid to go away completely . Things to consider if you should wait this long include trouble hearing, school grades/problems, ear discomfort, ear infections and quality of speech. If none of these are issues it is reasonable to wait another month. Waiting longer than three months doesn't usually significantly increase the hances of the fluid going away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 hear fluid in my right ear when I move my head up or down, it won't come out. It's annoying , no pain just annoying and doesn't feel normal.
How long should it take for fluid to get out ear ? I'm waiting for infection meds to work and feel horrible can't hear for 5 days now everything hurts
Ask your doctor: whether you should have responded by now. If you really have external otitis/"water on ear", then you would be applying the medicine to the outside. If there is too much swelling the medicine might not be getting down into the canal and a wick may be needed. If internal otitis media/"fluid in ear", 2-3 days max. If your whole ear is swollen, you may need a different medicine. ...Read more
I have an e.n.-m(?) prb.
I believe the cause is a 2 ear inf. that resulted in a hole in ear - severe pain at cold, 'hear' fluid sonetimes in ear.
Muffled hearing: Hearing loss can be due to loud noise, age, earwax, ear infection, ruptured eardrum or other conditions that affect the middle or inner ear. A middle ear infection can cause fluid behind the eardrum and hearing loss. Sometimes there is a ringing, roaring or buzzing suggesting an inner ear infection. This can be associated with dizziness or vertigo. If your hearing problem persists get exam. ...Read more
Not likely, but...: Could what you're describing be normal, or could your ear canal be blocked, inflamed, infected? Maybe trapped fluid behind tympanic membrane? Do you hear "fluid noises" in other people's ears when they eat? You might want to have an ear exam to find out what you're really experiencing or at least for reassurance. A good ENT evaluation is recommended next. ...Read more
I've lost some hearing in my ear. Does that mean I've got fluid in my ear, if so what can be done by it?
ENT consultation: You cannot expect us to evaluate a hearing loss over the internet. There are many causes of hearing loss involving either the middle ear or inner ear or even wax obstruction the ear canal. Middle ear fluid is only one possible cause and you need to see a specialist for an appropriate diagnosis. The answer to what can be done depends on the diagnosis. ...Read more