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Doctor insights on: High Frauency Sounds That Are Painful To The Ear

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Are there any your conditions similar to hyperacusis that are caused by sinus blockage of some sort and would make me sensitive to white noise?

Are there any your conditions similar to hyperacusis that are caused by sinus blockage of some sort and would make me sensitive to white noise?

Sinus or migraine: Sinus disease and migraine headaches often are confused. Many patients with migraine have facial pain and are bothered by bright light and sounds. They also may experience visual changes prior to be headache coming on. Sinus disease usually has nasal obstruction fever and nasal discharge. An evaluation either by an otolaryngologist comfortable in treating migraine or neurologist may help. ...Read more

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Is an injury that results in the penis bending somewhat considered Peyronie's or are they technically different things? Can you have that without pey?

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Is an injury that results in the penis bending somewhat considered Peyronie's or are they technically different things? Can you have that without pey?

Here's some..: Clinically, what you described represents the occurrence of Peyronie's disease. More? Seek professional evaluation and counseling timely. ...Read more

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What is the most effective way that you've found that can regulate the hormones behind the fight or flight response that leads to high blood pressure?

What is the most effective way that you've found that can regulate the hormones behind the fight or flight response that leads to high blood pressure?

Mind-Body Connection: High blood pressure is caused by a number of factors: genetics, diet, stress, condition of arteries, underlying metabolic syndrome, etc. Getting to the root cause is key. Then treating with things like meditation/deep breathing, low carb/paleo diet, exercise, and vitamins/supplements may be helpful. And, dental disease/infection is a leading cause of cardiovascular disease- so fix that issue. ...Read more

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Re occurring ear infections that are worse each time, very painful and sore to touch in any ways.

Re occurring ear infections that are worse each time, very painful and sore to touch in any ways.

Listen to your body: Ears sore to touch have infection and inflammation in the lining of the ear canal. This can be due to candida which also causes a vaginal discharge and painful intercourse. Antibiotics can cause yeast overgrowth, common in women. With a life style change and helpful herbs it is possible to recover from chronic yeast overgrowth. Antifungals like Fluconazole can be helpful as well. ...Read more

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What are some methods to prevent an asthma attack when you are in the middle of nowhere with no electricity or cell phone service?

What are some methods to prevent an asthma attack when you are in the middle of nowhere with no electricity or cell phone service?

Asthma Action Plan!: Understand in detail your asthma action plan as outlined by your physician. Keep all rescue meds with you. Be sure you have good inhaler technique. Consider preventive medication if you are using more than 2 refills of albuterol a year. Inhaled steroids combined with "leucotriene inhibitors" are very effective in preventing attacks! Thanks for taking such an interest in your health! ...Read more

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What is likely the disease that might cause mild lightheaded all the time and tinnitus? Already to doctor, they said uti. Any relationship?

What is likely the disease that might cause mild lightheaded all the time and tinnitus? Already to doctor, they said uti. Any relationship?

Seen ORL?: Although UTI may be a part, it is unusual to cause tinnitus. Aspirin may be a cause for it if used long term. Other meds may too. You may need to see otorhynolarygology( ear nose and throat) for it. Most cases are due to unknown cause, but, depending on age and health, a mini stroke event could be responsible. ...Read more

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Tkr 2/6. Did well but now have feeling of pressure in knee or that there is something keeping me from bending it as much. What could be the problem?

Tkr 2/6. Did well but now have feeling of pressure in knee or that there is something keeping me from bending it as much. What could be the problem?

Swelling: It could be swelling inside the knee joint (an effusion) which could require drainage. The swelling could also be outside the joint ( in the soft tissues), wher the best treatment would be ice and elevation. ...Read more

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What are the worst symptoms that may caused by earwax?

What are the worst symptoms that may caused by earwax?

Hearing Loss: Some people make more wax than others either chronically or once in a while. Have someone (doc or nurse) look in your ears when you are concerned and use over the counter ear wax melters like Cerumenex only cheaper. Follow the directions. Hearing impairment is about the worst side effect of excess wax. Itching, wax dripping out when you least expect it. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of exertional compartment syndrome? Can it be caused from high jump and hurdling in track? If so does it stop in the offseason?

What are the symptoms of exertional compartment syndrome? Can it be caused from high jump and hurdling in track? If so does it stop in the offseason?

Let us to help: The most common symptom is pain during with activity that is quickly relieved with rest. Patients may notice a tingling or numbness in the leg or foot due to lack of blood flow to the nerves. Often when the symptoms are present, the area over the muscles of the front of the leg feels very tight. Yes it could.It suppose to stop when activity stop unless it turn to be chrnic one. ...Read more

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Stomach making bubbling noises, they aren't like a deep rumble though they are more high pitched is it normal or is it a sign of an illness?

Stomach making bubbling noises, they aren't like a deep rumble though they are more high pitched is it normal or is it a sign of an illness?

Vomiting?: High pitched noises, in the setting of persistent vomiting would indicate an obstruction in your bowel, which is an emergency. However if you are not vomiting and are passing gas/stool ok, this is not likely anything to be concerned about. ...Read more

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Is it considered an auditory hallucination if the sound feels to be playing in your head rather than come from the actual source?

Is it considered an auditory hallucination if the sound feels to be playing in your head rather than come from the actual source?

Hallucinations: Hallucinations are psychotic processes. Psychosis means the patient is getting external stimuli from the environment through one or more of his or her five senses, that does not objectively exist. In other words there are auditory,visual, olfactory, gustatory, and tactile hallucinations that can be experienced by the patient. Auditory hallucinations, however, are the most common. ...Read more

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Is it even possible to increase the size of penis medically? Are the exercises like jelqing published in lot of websites even true?

Is it even possible to increase the size of penis medically? Are the exercises like jelqing published in lot of websites even true?

Penis size is: something many guys get concerned about, more than women do. Please don't fall for exercises or supplements claiming to increase length or girth of penis. Put your focus on being neat, clean, and a good person. That's much more attractive in the long run. Consult your doc if you have concerns that something is wrong w/penis. Some men are heavy and penis length gets swallowed up in fatty tissue ...Read more

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What kind of treatments are there for tmj? Seems as if that might be the answer to why i'm feeling the ear pain dizziness n headaches over a year now?

What kind of treatments are there for tmj? Seems as if that might be the answer to why i'm feeling the ear pain dizziness n headaches over a year now?

Many treatments: Make sure you have ruled out inner ear problems, menere's disease, and neuro/vascular issues as well... Once a diagnosis has been made, treatments can include any combination of bite splints, orthodontics, bite balancing and restorative dentistry. Make sure you consult with someone who loves to do this type of care... ...Read more

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In taking a blood pressure manually, what is the diastolic BP? Is it the last sound or the number where it started to have no sound?

In taking a blood pressure manually, what is the diastolic BP? Is it the last sound or the number where it started to have no sound?

What'sTheDifference?: I don't understand the question. If you were trained to take blood pressure readings, you know that the diastolic pressure is the first reading [number] after the systolic pressure when the last heart sound disappears. Above the diastolic pressure, you can hear part of a heart beat (however faint); below the diastolic, you can't hear. https://www.practicalclinicalskills.com/korotkoff-sounds ...Read more

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What are some things other than STDs that can cause itching in the penis? (sorry if this is inappropriate)

What are some things other than STDs that can cause itching in the penis? (sorry if this is inappropriate)

Pre Cancer: Fungal infection, dermatitis, allergic responses to clothing, allergies in general are most common. However, do not forget that venereal warts and precancerous skin conditions can also occur. Intraepithelial neoplasia, squamous cell cancer, paget's disease. Get it checked out. ...Read more

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