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Doctor insights on: Hearing Protection Ear Muffs

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Will bleach in ears damage hearing?

Will bleach in ears damage hearing?

Yes: Bleach is caustic and can damage living tissues including the ear canal and eardrum. ...Read more

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Can using ear buds affect my hearing?

Can using ear buds affect my hearing?

Possible: Ear buds can push wax and affect hearing . If ear buds are pushed too far and ear drum gets damaged that can also affect hearing. ...Read more

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Ear blocked and ringing and hard time hearing what could this be ?

Ear blocked and ringing and hard time hearing what could this be ?

Cerumen impaction: This is likely secondary to cerumen (wax) impaction. Of course other possibilities such as infection need to be ruled out as well. You should see your PCPS for disimpaction. ...Read more

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I keep hearing this high pitch ringing in ears. Is something wrong?

I keep hearing this high pitch ringing in ears. Is something wrong?

Hearing loss ?: May have a hearing loss or past noise exposure and need to see an otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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I woke up with my ears feeling full and my hearing was muffled. What is wrong with me?

I woke up with my ears feeling full and my hearing was muffled. What is wrong with me?

Ears full: The most common cause of insidious onset of ear fullness with decreased hearing is congestion in your eustachian tube, usually due either to chronic allergies or to a recent cold. There are no really good treatments for this, and generally you just have to wait it out. This condition is usually associated with a feel of pressure, but only in severe cases is their actual ear pain. ...Read more

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Can your ears ever pop during flight hard enough that you never get your hearing back?

Can your ears ever pop during flight hard enough that you never get your hearing back?

Possible: Possible but not common. The same thing can happen during a dive. This would be related to leakage of fluid from the inner ear because the oval window or round window have ruptured... A perilymphatic fistula. This is an ENT emergency. Acute hearing loss should always be evaluated... If it is related to nerve injury it may be irreversible if it is not treated quickly. ...Read more

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Would like to know why my ears has become so painful lately. Sharp pains with a sharp noise right after. Trouble hearing from them after.?

Would like to know why my ears has become so painful lately. Sharp pains with a sharp noise right after. Trouble hearing from them after.?

Hard to say.: Sharp pain that is short lived is usually not the result of ear infection. The sharp noise is also difficult to evaluate, although these noises may not be originating in the ears. Trouble hearing may be subjective and not truly present. These are the type of symptoms that need professional evaluation by an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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Went to rock concert last night that was extremely loud. My ears are still constantly ringing & my hearing diminished by 75%. Will this get better?

Went to rock concert last night that was extremely loud. My ears are still constantly ringing & my hearing diminished by 75%. Will this get better?

Probably, but: Probably will considerably improve or perhaps normalize. A common cause of hearing loss and tinnitus in youth however is due to extremely loud music. Seek evaluation by ENT doc. ...Read more

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Constantly blocked ears, & wet ears and pain every morning for the past year. Some days blocked hearing is substantial & doesn't clear till next day?

Constantly blocked ears, & wet ears and pain every morning for the past year. Some days blocked hearing is substantial & doesn't clear till next day?

Ear issues. : Symptom of black ears and wetness to the ears with pain could be something as simple as allergies, which quite frankly could last all year long. At this point, though, it would be good to have a physician take a look at those ears to confirm or deny. ...Read more

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Ears were exposed to very loud sound by my strong headphones and I had pain and reduction of hearing but I feel better now, do I still need to go Dr?

Ears were exposed to very loud sound by my strong headphones and I had pain and reduction of hearing but I feel better now, do I still need to go Dr?

Avoid loud noises: After one episode of exposure to very loud noise, if you feel like your hearing is normal, you probably don't need to see an audiologist. But, the well-known cause of premature reduced hearing is repeated exposure to loud noises, such as loud music, factory work, working around loud engines. Turn down the volume on the headphones and if you get pain, take them off. Give your ears a break to heal. ...Read more

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I keep hearing a weird bubbly echoing in my ear?

I keep hearing a weird bubbly echoing in my ear?

Eustachian tube dysf: It can be due to fluid in the ear or more likely Eustachian tube dysfunction which can be worsened by a cold, allergies or grinding of the teeth ...Read more

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I keep hearing my heartbeat in my ear what causes that?

I keep hearing my heartbeat in my ear what causes that?

High blood pressure: Normally one doesn't hear their own heartbeat. However sound travels in the direction of (blood) flow & the only way it gets amplified is if there is more. That happens frequently (but not most of the time) with high blood pressure, or hypertension (also known as the silent killer, but perhaps u r lucky it's not silent in your case). See a doctor, get your blood pressure checked during an episode. ...Read more

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What hearing exercises for ears actually work?

What hearing exercises for ears actually work?

Hearing loss: There really aren't exercises for your ears and hearing. But you can follow sensible things like protection from loud noise exposure, no qtips in the ear canal, good nutrition. ...Read more

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What to do if I have ear drops are making hearing worse?

What to do if I have ear drops are making hearing worse?

Let your: treating physician know about this so that it can be further assessed. Take care. ...Read more

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Does a buzz in your ear mean you are losing your hearing?

Does a buzz in your ear mean you are losing your hearing?

Sometimes!: Tinnitus, or ringing in the ear has many causes. One of those causes is sensorineural hearing loss. Frequently, however, it may be due to fluid in the ear, medications or other causes. ...Read more