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Fluid In middle ear treatment? I have tried Flonase, sudafed, Zyrtec-d and steam bowl but nothing is helping

Fluid In middle ear treatment? I have tried Flonase, sudafed, Zyrtec-d and steam bowl but nothing is helping

See an ENT: Could be chronic serous otitis media, you need a good evaluation by an ENT for better management, best wishes ...Read more

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What is the treatment for chronic middle ear fluid?

What is the treatment for chronic middle ear fluid?

Tibes: If you have had a middle ear effusion (fluid) for more than 3 or 4 months and you have a hearing loss of 20 to 30%, a very simple and safe procedure performed by any competent ENT doctor is an incision into the ear drum under local anesthesia, aspiration of the fluid, and insertion of a ventilation tube. ...Read more

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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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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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How will I know when middle ear fluid is dried up/draining?

How will I know when middle ear fluid is dried up/draining?

Middle ear pressure.: When middle ear fluid is resolved, the hearing has improved to your former state. A measurement of middle ear pressure, a so called tympanogram can be performed by an audiologist and can prove objectively that the middle ear fluid has completely resolved in most cases. ...Read more

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5yo had middle ear fluid & adenoid hypertrophy, was on Singulair (montelukast) 1 daily x3 months after which she developed sleepmyoclonus; can singulair (montelukast) b the cause?

5yo had middle ear fluid & adenoid hypertrophy, was on Singulair (montelukast) 1 daily x3 months after which she developed sleepmyoclonus; can singulair (montelukast) b the cause?

Not likely: No Singulair (montelukast) is not likely 2 cause sleep myoclonus. The other conditions you mention are common in young children, middle ear fluid and adenoidal hypertrophy. Benign sleep myoclonus is also common, and unrelated to the former conditions. As long as your child's development is normal and the nature of the movement does not change, this is a variant of normal and needs no further investigation ...Read more

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What are the treatments for a middle ear infection?

Ear infection: Treatment for middle ear infection (otitis media) will depend on age. Adults may not take antibiotics if the earache disappears in a few days. Children less than 5 years old usually need antibiotics, especially younger than 2 years old. Over 5 years, treat the same as adults. Analgesic ear drops or oral equivalents can be used to ease the pain. ...Read more

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Fluid in ears and ear infection, treatment?

Fluid in ears and ear infection, treatment?

Age matters : I'm a pediatrician, but hope I can still give you helpful advice. In babies and children, we treat ear infex based on the degree of illness and/or discomfort with the infex. Fluid can be present behind the eardrum with an acute ear infection. If it does not resolve and/or it's adversely affecting one's hearing, we are quicker to act on that. See an ENT (ear/nose/throat) specialist. ...Read more

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What is the cause and treatment for clear fluid ear drainage?

CSF?: When I hear clear fluid from the ear, I worry about spinal fluid leaking through a hole in one's eardrum. If that is the case, this needs to be fixed surgically. Depending on location and size, it can be done through an ear surgery (transmastoid) or needs to be done through a craniotomy. ...Read more

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Is surgery for drainage of fluid a safe option for treatment of glue ear for a three-year-old?

Is surgery for drainage of fluid a safe option for treatment of glue ear for a three-year-old?

Yes, it is very safe: Myringotomy with ear tubes is a very safe, nearly painless procedure that takes about 5 minutes under mask sedation. Tubes are recommended when fluid has persisted longer than 3 months and impairs the hearing, or when a child has had 4 painful middle ear infections in the past 6 months. For more information, see the video at http://www.Youtube. Com/watch? V=aitswaq711k. ...Read more

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Had treatment for external otitis, then my ear worsened started ringing 24/7. Had a painful pop, felt fluid in my ear and it seems much better now.?

Had treatment for external otitis, then my ear worsened started ringing 24/7. Had a painful pop, felt fluid in my ear and it seems much better now.?

Blockages opened.: Congrats! The pressure that was build up through the inflammatory processed has been released and inflammatory fluid has washed out of your ear. Keep clean please. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for fluids in middle ear and popping ears?

What is the best treatment for fluids in middle ear and popping ears?

Antihistamine: There are plenty of antihistamine non-prescription drugs in the market that can open up your sinuses. Afrin (oxymetazoline) spray for a few days works well, unless you have high blood pressure. ...Read more

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My daughter has some hearing loss when suffering from allergies. Is there a natural treatment that would eliminate the fluid in her ears?

My daughter has some hearing loss when suffering from allergies.  Is there a natural treatment that would eliminate the fluid in her ears?

NO!!: If by natural you mean some weird untested herbal treatment the answer is no. The hearing problem may be due to blocked Eustacean tube due to inflammation and not to ears. Find out what she is allergic to and if it is really troublesome see an allergy specialist! ...Read more

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What's the treatment for middle ear infection (otitis media) in adults?

What's the treatment for middle ear infection (otitis media) in adults?

Depends: If evaluated by a dr. And a history and physical exam is performed with a visual inspection of you ears, a diagnosis can be forthcoming regarding whether it is viral or bacterial. Bacterial would require antibiotics, whereas a viral infection would require more supportive care of the symptoms (nsaids, ant-pyretics, etc.). ...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

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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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How do I get rid of fluid in middle ear without surgery and fast.

How do I get rid of fluid in middle ear without surgery and fast.

What type of fluid.: If the fluid is serous (clear), perhaps you have a serous otitis media, which may be caused by allergy; if this is the case, an antihistamine may help. If the fluid is pus (opaque), an antibiotic should clear it up and usually drainage is not required. If it is blood, it may be from trauma; if bloody, this may need further work-up by your physician. Get it checked out; prob won't need surgery. ...Read more

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Can someone have fluid in estachian tube without having fluid in middle ear?

Can someone have fluid in estachian tube without having fluid in middle ear?

Not likely: It is virtually impossible to demonstrate fluid in the eustachian tube clinically or even radiologically. Eustachian tube obstruction leads to negative pressure in the middle ear and eventually fluid in the middle ear space. If the ear drum on inspection is considered to be normal, then it is highly unlikely to have eustachian tube obstruction. ...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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How to tell if ear is clogged due to wax in external ear or fluid in middle ear?

How to tell if ear is clogged due to wax in external ear or fluid in middle ear?

ENT consultation: If you year is blocked, you can not differentiate between impacted wax and middle ear fluid. The treatments are entirely different and you need a specific diagnosis by a specialist, an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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When someone has a small amount of fluid in middle ear, is that a sign of sinus infection?

When someone has a small amount of fluid in middle ear, is that a sign of sinus infection?

Sinus infection: Some sinus infection signs and symptoms are: nasal congestion, purulent discharge from nose, upper teeth discomfort, facial pain/pressure, fever, ear pressure/pain, difficulty with smell, or fatigue. The more of these present, the more likely one has a sinus infection. ...Read more

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What would keep causing fluid in middle ear? No infection just fluid. What do I do about it? What will clear it? Can it cause dizziness?

What would keep causing fluid in middle ear? No infection just fluid. What do I do about it? What will clear it?  Can it cause dizziness?

Depends: Middle ear effusion (fluid) can be caused by many things. Infection, eustachian tube dysfunction, CSF, a mass, etc. To find out what is causing your fluid and what can/should be done about it would require a consultation either here or with your personal physician. Thanks for asking! ...Read more

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Fluid in middle ear, doc gave antivert, zyrtec, nasacort, (triamcinolone) how long take to dry up fluid in ear? Repeat bouts, can you stop it from happening again?

Fluid in middle ear, doc gave antivert, zyrtec, nasacort, (triamcinolone) how long take to dry up fluid in ear? Repeat bouts, can you stop it from happening again?

Keep nose open: Fluid in the middle ears is usually from obstruction of the eustachean tube opening. If you have had repeated bouts, it may be worthwhile for you to consult an allergist to find out why. ...Read more