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Studies done on the : impact of ambient noise in Neonatal Intensive Care Units resulted in recommendations to remove radios/other music, turn down the volume on monitors & avoid plunking items down on closed warmers. So, turn off the ringer, hold baby with head up 30 degrees & look at him when feeding. Put him face-up in his crib in his room when drowsy, but awake, to self-calm to sleep. See healthy children.org. ...Read more
CT, ENT exam, tymp test, &audiogrm normal: Cause of ear fullness & muffled hearing? Hard to hear myself singing mid-range/using facial resonators.
Eustachian tube dyfx: you are likely suffering from Eustachian tube dysfunction. The Eustachian tube lies between the middle ear space and the back of the nose. You can check this tube by holding your nose and blowing hard. Your ears should pop. This may help the fullness feeling in the ears. If it helps, do this at least 30 or 40 times a day. If your ears do not pop, you may need a nasal steroid. Good luck! ...Read more
Ringing in ear after ENT removed hair from ear drum w/noyes forecps.Hurt bad jumped off table.Now he wants hearing aids?
Ringing& hyperacusis sympt. Cant handle white noise, overexposure causes to sound tinny half deaf & loud ring.Exasterbated by sinus congestion?
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Earwax in my ear canal. when myself or people talk louder than normal my ear whistles. no hearing loss. ?
Earwax: I think its due to the ear wax - attenuating the sounds. I would avoid using Q tips to clean your ears. Your family doctor should be able to flush your ears out if needed and that should take care of the problem. You can try warm water and hydrogen peroxide mixed 50/50 to help loosen the wax. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes hissing sound in ears. Ent removed some wax. Audiologist confirmed hearing ok. Began 6 weeks ago. Scary and annoying. Please help. ?
Seek 2nd opinion: I would suggest seeking a second opinion from ENT or primary care doctor if the problem persists. ...Read more
Dx otitis media; went er sunday for vertigo, tinnitus, and hearing loss; got antibiotics dx otitis externa clear out wax; still tinnitus motion sick.
Subjective tinnitus( continuous, left ear/head), hearing test(no loss), throat congestion, no nasal congestion, from 20days. If tinnitus will ever go?
Aspergers symptoms? Son tested dyslexia at scottish rite waiting results. Looking up things asper came up. He possibility stimms rigid thinking, sound
Needs evaluation: What kind of testing? If it was a thorough neurodevelopmental evaluation, they should come up with an accurate diagnosis(es). Many conditions share common symptomotology. Your child's school should have good input as well with regards to socialization and appropriateness of interactive behavior. Be patient and wait for results. Have a neurodevelopmental pediatrician go over the results with you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Since 2 years: tinnitis, bad hearing with background noise, loud crackling/popping (causes pain), sensitive hearing. What are the possible conditions?
Difficult problem: You probably have permanent damage to your nerve. Avoid Aspirin containing products. Avoid loud noises and activities that can cause barotrauma, such as diving. If you have seen a specialist for this condition, i don't have anything to add. You might want to look at american tinnitus association home page for further ideas. ...Read more
My10m old babyboy makes grunting noises while playing.all milestones met and spells out mama dada also.is the noise making normal?
Completely Normal: It sounds like your 10 month old is hitting all the appropriate developmental milestones. Saying mama and dada is right on time. Other noises like grunting and babbling are normal as well. Continue to engage your son and read him lots of books to encouraged language development. Enjoy every step, it goes by fast! ...Read more
friends 7yr old boy started throat clear, eye blink, squeal tics. Has full blown strep, could this be panda? Transient tic? What expert handles this?
Depends ..: The hallmark trait for pandas is sudden acute & debilitating onset of intense anxiety and mood lability accompanied by obsessive compulsive-like issues and/or tics in association with a streptococcal-a (gabhs) infection that has occurred immediately prior to the symptoms. Therefore, if this is an abrupt change in behavior, then pandas is possible. See http://pandasnetwork.Org to find a provider. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it ok to use debrox ear wax removal while having ear sensitivity after a day of hearing loud noise?
ENT said not labyrinthitis, hearing test monday, muffled hearing in my left ear, super scared it's acoustic neuroma. All symptoms except numbness.
Asymmetric hearing: Asymmetric hearing may be due to multiple etiologies: infectious, Meniere's, membrane rupture, autoimmune, medication, tumor. An audiogram followed by an ABR (auditory brainstem response) with asymmetry is reasonable. An MRI may be warranted pending evaluation also. Acoustic neuromas are rare even with the associated symptoms however should be evaluated. ...Read more
Recurring warmth followed by pain in ear. Started years ago after sudden loud noise in headphones. ENT says ears look normal, hearing test confirms.
Tinnitus in left ear decided to use ear drops. 9 days later ear full of wax after pulling out the goo , still ringing ear still blocked :-( syringe?
Syringe may help: They sell cleaning kits for ears in the pharmacies which have large syringes. I always advise to use warm soapy water for these types of cleanings. At the same time, I advise caution when doing anything with the ear canal & if you're not sure of what you are doing or if things are going the right way then you should stop and see your doctor. Much better that than to cause any sort of complication. ...Read more
No: There are small calcium crystals inside of the inner ear located behind the eardrum called otoliths. These crystals can become dislodged, and every time you turn your head, the crystals shift causing momentary dizziness: a condition known as benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. These crystals shift with movement and can clump together but do not per se "plug" up the ear canal. ...Read more