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How can I treat myringitis bullosa?

How can I treat myringitis bullosa?

Antibiotics maybe: Bullous myringitis was formerly thought to be mainly due to mycoplasma, and so antibiotics such as erythromycins were commonly used. But recent studies imply that the same organisms which cause routine otitis media cause the bullous form as well. Viruses can also cause it. If supportive care alone does not allow it to resolve, antibiotics may be curative. ...Read more

Myringitis Bullosa (Definition)

It is a painful middle ear infection and there are blisters on the eardrum. It responds to ...Read more


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Are the symptoms of myringitis bullosa bad?

Are the symptoms of myringitis bullosa bad?

Myringitis bullosa: Myringitis bullosa is a variation on the common earache/infection (otitis media) in which the germ elicits an inflammatory reaction on the outer surface of the ear drum which causes a large blister. Symptoms are similar to that of an ordinary ear infection, although in some cases the pain is more severe. There are no long term serious complications of this infection. Antibiotics should be taken. ...Read more

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How fast can I make my myringitis bullosa go away?

Bullous myringitis: The treatment and prognosis for myringitis bullosa are the same as for acute otitis media (aom) without bullae. Management includes symptomatic therapy with pain remedies and treatment with antibiotics versus observation. The signs and symptoms of aom usually resolve in 24 to 72 hours with appropriate antimicrobial therapy, and a bit more slowly in children who do not get antibiotics initially. ...Read more

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Does myringitis bullosa usually cause many symptoms?

Does myringitis bullosa usually cause many symptoms?

Not too many: The major symptoms are ear pain and hearing loss. The inflammation of the ear causes pain and changes the way that the eardrum vibrates which in turn causes hearing difficulty. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: myringitis bullosa?

What is the definition or description of: myringitis bullosa?

Blisters on ear drum: It is a painful middle ear infection and there are blisters on the eardrum. It responds to antibiotics and heals fine. ...Read more

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Do people with myringitis bullosa have a lot of pain?

Bullous myringitis: Myringitis bullosa is an ear infection where the causative germ actually induces a blister on the surface of the ear drum. Usually, but not always, this causes a severe earache. It is treatable with common antibiotics. ...Read more

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How long does bullous myringitis last?

Same as: Ordinary middle ear infection. With proper antibiotic treatment, resolution is expected within 10 days. ...Read more

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I am flying in 4 weeks and currently have an incredibly painful bullous myringitis. Is it better to heal or pop. How long does it take to heal?

Bullies myrimgitis: Get some Flonase and pop your ears 30 to 40 times a day. This should help you improve in the next week or so. 2/3rds of ear infections will clear in a month. Good luck and feel better ...Read more

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I have had this for a month now and it doesn't feel like it's getting any better - Bullous myringitis. I am currently applying antibiotic drops in my?

Bullous myringitis: I would generally treat this oral prednisone, 20mg twice a day for 5 to 7 days, either zithromax or ciprofloxicin, possibly ciprodex ear drops. This entity can cause residual hearing loss, vertigo, tinnitus and other symptoms. Should be seeing ENT. Get audiogram. ...Read more

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What to do about ear infection (bullous myringitis); when will I get my hearing back?

What to do about ear infection (bullous myringitis); when will I get my hearing back?

See a doctor. Maybe.: Bullous myringitis is usually treated with antibiotics prescribed by your physician. About your hearing, if this is occurring after many ear infections you might have some hearing loss. If this is an isolated incident, give it a week to clear up the infection and start healing, as fluid clears out of the infection, you will be able to hear better. ...Read more

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I have ear infection (bullous myringitis); when will I get my hearing back, what to do for treatment?

I have ear infection (bullous myringitis); when will I get my hearing back, what to do for treatment?

Ear infections: In general, I would normally tell a patient to see there doctor to treat ear infections if there is pain and hearing will eventually return if treated. ...Read more

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Is mild stroke treatable?

Is mild stroke treatable?

Yes: Yes treatment is focused on physical therapy and preventing further strokes. ...Read more

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Is felty syndrome treatable?

Is felty syndrome treatable?

Yes: You need to consult with a rheumatologist which would be the type of doctor who would treat felty's syndrome. This is an unusual forrm of rheumatoid arthritis. There are treatments for this condition. ...Read more

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Can amyloidosis be treatable?

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Can amyloidosis be treatable?

Amyloidosis: Although no cure, symptoms can be treated with chemotherapeutic agents such as cytoxan, (cyclophosphamide) steroids such as dexamethasone, peripheral blood stem cell transplantation, liver transplantation, & treating the underlying conditions that might have caused it. ...Read more

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Is a goiter treatable?

Is a goiter treatable?

Yes: Treatment will depend on what triggered the goiter.It can vary from simple medication to surgical removal. Discuss with your doc. ...Read more

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Is encephalitis treatable?

Is encephalitis treatable?

Sometimes: There are limited direct antiviral treatment opportunities for encephalitis, specifically those caused by herpes simplex virus. For others, symptomatic supportive treatment such as controlling intracranial pressure tend to be the first line of treatment. ...Read more

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Hi! Is sciatica treatable?

Hi! Is sciatica treatable?

Generally, yes: "Sciatica" is a layman's term describing pain in the pelvis or low back that radiates down the back of the thigh, below the knee and usually into the foot. Medically, it is called a lumbar radiculopathy, though other conditions can mimic the symptoms. In most cases, the causes are treatable and in many cases, completely treatable. Treatable dose not mean"cure" however, and it is quite common. ...Read more

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Is dry gangrene treatable?

No treatment: Dry gangrene by definition is dead tissue. If it is dry you can allow it to seperate and fall off depending on where it is. The most important issue is why it happened and how to prevent it from recurring. The body will heal the living tissue and the gangrene will fall off like a scab. ...Read more

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Is kidney reflux treatable?

Is kidney reflux treatable?

Ureteral reflux: Depending on severity, "kidney" or ureteral reflux is treatable. Since the main problem is an obstruction in the urine flow, surgical repair or stent placement are the methods of treatment. ...Read more

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Is neck arthritus treatable?

Is neck arthritus treatable?

No treatment needed: If it is not bothering you. When symptomatic, see a spinal specialist, to initiate conservative management, which will be likely all that will be needed to properly control symptoms related to this. ...Read more

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What does treatable cancer mean?

What does treatable cancer mean?

Manageable: Treatable cancer is a malignancy that can be managed with any combination surgery, radiation or chemotherapy to keep the disease at bay or rid the body of it entirely. ...Read more

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Is infarcture in the thalamus treatable?

Is infarcture in the thalamus treatable?

MRI finding?: You describe a lesion in the deep brain. The cause must be determined. It could be a minor finding of minor significance. It could be the sign of a serious neurological condition. It may be an incidental finding on MRI of no clinical significance. Your doctor should discuss the significance of this finding with you in detail. ...Read more

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What percentage of cancers are treatable?

What percentage of cancers are treatable?

All: Dr. Singh is correct. When I was a kid, we cured 2 out of 6 cancers (excepting the common non-melanoma skin cancers, which are easily managed). When I was in med school, it was 3 of 6; now it is 4 of six. "cancer is a word, not a sentence." be vigilant, avoid tobacco, and get seen early if you have any signs. ...Read more

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When did atherosclerosis become treatable?

When did atherosclerosis become treatable?

ForDecadesYetIgnored: Atherosclerosis, typically starts ~age 7, is primarily driven by lipoproteins (the proteins which transport fat in the water outside cells), not cholesterol (made by every cell), thus optimize NMR particle test (hdl & LDL concentration, not cholesterol), keep hba1c low, optional =5.0%, sbp =120 mmhg, don’t smoke, exercise, avoid dietary sugars, etc; study: nusi. Org, taubes, attia, lustig fatchance. ...Read more

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Hi, is cryptosporidium curable or treatable

Hi, is cryptosporidium curable or treatable

TREATABLE: Most people with healthy immune system will recover without any treatment and just fluids to prevent dehydration
People with weak immune system or in poor health are at risk for prolonged illness and children may have severe disease
It is a treatable condition requiring hydration and in some symptomatic anti diarrheal meds are used
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