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How can I tell how many ear drops I put in my ear?

How can I tell how many ear drops I put in my ear?

Feel it: You should be able to feel the drops going in one by one. Do not insert the tip in your ear. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Ward Dr. Ward
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Can someone tell me how to know i'm getting my ear drops into my ear properly?

Dr. Ronald Ward Dr. Ward
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Can someone tell me how to know i'm getting my ear drops into my ear properly?

Ear drops: Best to have someone else do it. Must put in prescribed number of drops and keep head tilted down for 10 seconds. can apply a little tarsal (cartilage in front of ear canal) pressure to "pump" drops downward. ...Read more

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How do I soothe the ringing in my ears?

Tinnitus: Ringing in the ear is very hard to treat and can be maddening if you constantly think about it and hear the ringing. See an ENT dr. To get and evaluation as once the cause is diagnosed, there may be treatment for you. Best wishes. ...Read more

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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How can I get the ringing in my ear stop?

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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How can I get the ringing in my ear stop?

See an ENT: Unfortunately, researchers still aren’t entirely sure what happens in the auditory system to cause tinnitus. See an ENT if you’ve had ringing in your ears for more than 3 months. ...Read more

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How can I reduce ringing in my ear?

Masking technique : Dear sir / madam, you have tinnitus. This starts in the ears but continues because of the brain. You need a hearing test. Stress reduction, including prayer, can be helpful. Avoid loud noise. You may need hearing aids. Use white noise or music to mask the tinnitus. ...Read more

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I have a double ear infection I've been to the doctor they gave me ear drops and an antibiotic the ear drops wont go in how can I get my ear uncloged ?

I have a double ear infection I've been to the doctor they gave me ear drops and an antibiotic the ear drops wont go in  how can I get my ear uncloged ?

May need a wick: Hard to tell without seeing your ears, but it sounds like you have otitis externa (outer ear infection). Sometimes when the ear canal gets so swollen, the drops won't go through, and your doctor will need to insert a wick into your ear canal to "pull" the medicine through so it can work. ...Read more

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Can i put flonaze directly in my ear? I have used it for a year and my allergies are better. But i can hear the fluid in my ear. Stacey S

Can i put flonaze directly in my ear? I have used it for a year and my allergies are better. But i can hear the fluid in my ear. 
Stacey S

Wrong place: Flonase is usually used for the nasal cavity. However I can see how it may be used for the ear canal when it has an inflamed issue. Nonetheless the aqueous nature may induce a fungal infection in the ear canal instead. You need to consult an allergist to find out what may be causing the ear problem. Perhaps the fluid is causing a fungal infection & and the flonase is counter-acting it. ...Read more

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I cannot hear well with my ruptured eardrum. What can I do to help improve my hearing?

I cannot hear well with my ruptured eardrum. What can I do to help improve my hearing?

Depends: If your ear drum recently perforated it may heal spontaneously. If it has been present for a long time then surgical repair of your ear drum may improve your hearing. Recommend evaluation and examination by ENT doctor. ...Read more

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How do I relieve the pressure in my ears? I have a double ear infection

How do I relieve the pressure in my ears? I have a double ear infection

Tip: Blocked eustachian tubes often get better on their own. You may be able to open the blocked tubes with a simple exercise. Close mouth, your nose, and gently blow as if blowing your nose. Yawning and chewing gum also may help. You may hear or feel a "pop" when the tubes open to make the pressure equal between the inside and outside of your ears. If still persistent, MD may prescribe steroid spray. ...Read more

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What to do if I have ringing in my ear after i used olive oil ear drops?

Red herring: Olive ear drops in the ear canal in the setting of an intact ear drum will not cause ringing. I would think that it is a coincidence. ...Read more

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How can I stop ringing in my ears?

How can I stop ringing in my ears?

See ENT: there are many potential reasons to consider with ear ringing or tinnitus (hearing loss, cardiovascular, medication, infectious, middle ear process, inner ear process, neoplasticism, etc) so I would recommend a thorough exam and hearing test with an ENT. In many cases the reason is quite benign but an ENT may help with treatment or coping methods. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i hold my nose in and sneeze can I burst my eardrum?

Can you tell me if i hold my nose in and sneeze can I burst my eardrum?

Not Sure: Keeping the lips closed to prevent sneezing can propel the force against the middle ear which can lead to pain & ringing of the ears. Rarely, sneezing can lead to a fracture. ...Read more

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How can I get my ear to stop ringing?

How can I get my ear to stop ringing?

Diagnosis: Tinnitus or "ringing in the ear" in most cases can not be cured. However, there are a number of causes that can be controlled. Noise exposure is probably the most common cause. But various types of middle ear and inner ear diseases, if controlled, may relieve the tinnitus. Incidentally, the most likely accepted origin of the sound is arising from the temporal lobe of the brain. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I just have wax build up in my ears?

How can I tell if I just have wax build up in my ears?

Ear Wax: Greetings. The best way to know for sure is to have someone look into your ear. Another way would be to do a self irrigation kit but capture the irritant and look inside. Most times further medication is not needed. ...Read more

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How can I unblocked fluied on my left hear is there eney thing i can buy to help to get my hearing back?

How can I unblocked fluied on my left hear is there eney thing i can buy to help to get my hearing back?

Middle ear effusion: Please see your doctor. If 'fluid' is the cause of 'hearing loss', your doctor may prescribe you an antibiotics ( may need to take for 3 months ) and if it fails you may need 'pe tubes' placed in to your ear in order to drain and ventilate your ear ...Read more

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I have a head cold and my ear hurts. Can I use hydrogenperoxide in it? If so how do I use it without hurting my eardrum? Other home remedies to try?

I have a head cold and my ear hurts. Can I use hydrogenperoxide in it? If so how do I use it without hurting my eardrum? Other home remedies to try?

Wait a moment..: Before you go putting peroxide in that ear you should make sure that you don't have an ear infection or worst yet a rupture of your ear drum; have your health care provider check out that ear first and discuss the hydrogen peroxide cleaning at the visit; you can use diluted hydrogen peroxide when you aren't sick by dampening a cotton ball and squeezing it into the ear. ...Read more

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What can I do for water stuck in my ears?

What can I do for water stuck in my ears?

Rubbing alcohol: A mixture of one part vinegar and one part rubbing alcohol poured into the ear can help it to dry. Some recommend just rubbing alcohol. Good luck. ...Read more