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How serious is "fluid in the "ear in adults not caused by swimming.. symptoms are nausea vomiting, and problems with equillibrium, can it be cured.

How serious is "fluid in the "ear in adults not caused by swimming.. symptoms are nausea vomiting, and problems with equillibrium, can it be cured.

Vertigo: It sounds like vertigo to me. Your doctor should be able to help. It should not last forever. You should be treated and be better soon. ...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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Treating Swimmer's Ear (Checklist)

Keep water out of ear (earplugs or showercap when showering)
Daily
Use eardrops as directed
Daily
Use Tylenol or warm compresses for minimal pain
3x day
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Whats symptoms of ear infection in adult?

Whats symptoms of ear infection in adult?

Ear pain, discharge: Ear infections can be outer ear infections (in the ear canal) or middle ear (behind the ear drum). Outer ear infections present with ear pain (inner/outer), discharge, fullness. Middle ear infections present w/deeper ear discomfort, decreased hearing and possible drainage (if ear drum ruptured). Seeing a specialist is important to treat and make sure nothing more going on nearby that is concerning. ...Read more

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What are the common symptoms of a ear infection in adults?

What are the common symptoms of a ear infection in adults?

Hearing lost: The most common symptoms of adult middle ear infection is hearing lost in the affected ear. ...Read more

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Treating Swimmer's Ear (Checklist)

Visit doctor to get antibiotic drops to treat infection
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No swimming for at least 5 days
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Put alcohol/white vinegar drops in the ear after swimming when healthy
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Treating an Ear Infection (Checklist)

Look for other sources of ear pain besides infection
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Ask doc if TMJ (spasm of muscles to jaw joint) is causing ear pain
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Know that middle ear fluid isn't necessarily infection
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Look for ear pain and ear drainage -- both signs of infection
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