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Inner Ear (Definition)

The inner ear refers to that part of the ear where mechanical sound energy is transferred to electrical signals that are then sent through nerves to the brain. It also refers to the part of the ear that assists in the regulation of balance. The inner ear includes the cochlea (hearing) and ...Read more


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How can I tell if I have an inner ear problem?

How can I tell if I have an inner ear problem?

Maybe: I need more symptoms and need to do a physical exam in order to determine this. Are you nauseated? Do you have the sensation that the room is spinning? Is your gait altered? Do you get the 'room spinning' sensation when you turn your head upon waking up? If so, you very well could have an inner ear problem. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause vertigo (inner ear problem)?

What could cause vertigo (inner ear problem)?

Dizziness: Dizziness can mean 1 of 2 things; lightheadedness & vertigo. Lightheadedness is feeling like you're about to faint or pass out & may get nauseated. It is relieved by lying down. It is not serious & usually is caused by drop of blood pressure or blood flow to head when u get up too fast. Vertigo is feeling like you or surroundings are moving, as if u r spinning or falling. It is most likely anxiety ...Read more

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Is it safe to fly if I have an inner ear problem?

Is it safe to fly if I have an inner ear problem?

Flight: It is not unsafe to fly, but the changes in pressures during a flight may exacerbate your underlying problem -- check with your doctor before your flight. ...Read more

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Does constant dizziness mean that I have an inner ear problem?

Does constant dizziness mean that I have an inner ear problem?

Dizzy: Dizziness is one of those words that can mean different things to different people. Vertigo can have one cause and lightheadedness can have another. If you are lightheaded i would recommend seeing a doctor. Vertigo will usually resolvs on its own after a week or so but see a doctor if it continues. If you are lightheaded then i would recommend seeing a doctor soon. ...Read more

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Does an inner ear problem cause more symptoms then just dizziness?

Does an inner ear problem cause more symptoms then just dizziness?

Inner ear: The inner ear has two main functions: hearing and balance. If you have an inner ear disorder, you can have dizziness alone, hearing loss alone or both. Sometimes, people with inner ear disorders will have increased sensitivities to noises, too. ...Read more

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I was wondering what would cause vertigo(inner ear problem i think)?

I was wondering what would cause vertigo(inner ear problem i think)?

Dizziness: Dizziness can mean 1 of 2 things; lightheadedness & vertigo. Lightheadedness is feeling like you're about to faint or pass out & may get nauseated. It is relieved by lying down. It is not serious & usually is caused by drop of blood pressure or blood flow to head when u get up too fast. Vertigo is feeling like you or surroundings are moving, as if u r spinning or falling. It is most li ...Read more

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Would you know if you had inner ear problem or vertigo n would it last 5 yrs daily almost constant 24/7?

Would you know if you had inner ear problem or vertigo n would it last 5 yrs daily almost constant 24/7?

Can b same thing: must be hell...vertigo can be caused by inner ear issue but typically resolve in wks to months. 5 yrs is long time...may be related to nerve that controls balance and NOT the ear. ...Read more

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Is there anything you can do for an inner ear problem I feel car sick all the time and take Dramamine (dimenhydrinate) to be able t o function ?

Is there anything you can do for an inner ear problem I feel car sick all the time and take Dramamine (dimenhydrinate) to be able t o function ?

Yes: You need a complex evaluation by your physician and an ENT consultation which is an Ear Nose and Throat expert. If you have chronic vestibular symptoms such as vertigo and nausea, your thyroid levels should be evaluated, full exam and rule out cardiac causes, meclizine or scopolamine are medicines that can help you, and zofran (ondansetron) for nausea.Read about these on medscape. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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I have an inner ear problem.Please help?

I have an inner ear problem.Please help?

Question?: Not sure what the question is but if this is true, go see an ENT to help out. ...Read more

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How ents check inner ear problem?

How ents check inner ear problem?

Tests: If the problem is hearing, we order a hearing test. If the problem is balance, there is an array of vestibular testing that we can order (vng or eng). These test can test if your balance disorder is due to your vestibular system or is it related to something else related to your brain. Also it can tell is which side you are the problem is on. ...Read more

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If someone failed a nuerological test, would that mean inner ear problem?

If someone failed a nuerological test, would that mean inner ear problem?

Need more info: Really need more information about what neurological test was performed and cannot say whether there is an inner ear problem. ...Read more

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Would you know if u had a inner ear problem or neuro issues would symptoms be daily for 6 years ?

Would you know if u had a inner ear problem or neuro issues would symptoms be daily for 6 years ?

Inner ear/neuro sxs: It may be the inner ear involvement would cause ringing in the ear, vertigo and balance problems, and hearing loss which could be subtle at first. Sometimes an acoustic neuroma or cholesteatoma or Menierre's dz can go undiagnosed for a long time. Hopefully, you are seeing an ENT specialist and neurologist to rule these things out. Symptoms can be intermittent or more noticable at times. ...Read more

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Can a inner ear problem cause you to have warm sensations on the left side of your head and or spasm's?

Can a inner ear problem cause you to have warm sensations on the left side of your head and or spasm's?

Inner Ear/Sensations: Warm sensations with spasms do not suggest to me a simple inner ear problem unless it is associated with dizziness and ringing in the ear. I would have a doctor take a look and do an MRI to see if there is another reason for the spasm. I would be concerned about other neurological problems because of the spasms. ...Read more

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I've been taking Piriton one tablet per night for 3 years as I find it helps with my inner ear problem, is it safe to do this?

I've been taking Piriton one tablet  per night for 3 years as I find it helps with my inner ear problem, is it safe to do this?

Piriton: This is Chlophenamine an allergy medicine commonly used in combination in OTC medications in the US, Sold in 30 mg tablets in the UK. It is safe to use on a daily basis. ...Read more

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Does having a head cold cause dizziness after the cold has past? What if you don't know if you have an inner ear problem? Could a cold bring it out?

Does having a head cold cause dizziness after the cold has past? What if you don't know if you have an inner ear problem? Could a cold bring it out?

Possible: Colds can have you feeling weird and dizzy afterwards. Viral respiratory infections sometimes lead to vestibular neuritis (inflammation of the cranial nerve that controls balance) which will lead to a very specific form of dizziness called vertigo. ...Read more

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Is Divertigo safe? Does it work? I have some sort of inner ear problem they they say is labyrinthitis but it's been almost 3 months Possible? Help plz

Is Divertigo safe? Does it work? I have some sort of inner ear problem they they say is labyrinthitis but it's been almost 3 months Possible? Help plz

VERTIGO W/U: Vertigo W/U must be very through. You need full exam&Labs. Especially focused NEURO exam to check for nystagmus . If it appears Post-Viral or BPV. A short course of steroids may help. OTC PRoducts may help as well. I recommend Antivert (meclizine). If SX Persia or worsen, a CT SCAN AND ENT&NEURO CONSULT may be warranted. Also follow a gluten free low salt diet. WHOLEAPPROACH.COM& gutbliss.com ...Read more

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How does ENT check inner ear problem? Head scanning?

How does ENT check inner ear problem? Head scanning?

Hearing and balance: By checking the hearing through a hearing test and balance through a test known as an eng we evaluate the inner ear. Head scanning is used to look for anatomical problems or tumors but head scanning does not check inner ear function. ...Read more

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Is it safe to fly if I have an inner ear problem that sometimes can cause dizziness?

Yes: Usual commercial aircraft have cabin pressures that are the same as on the ground. During takeoff and landing these pressures may change, but you can use decongestants, nose sprays, and clearing methods to keep the pressures stable. Yawning helps to open the inner ear, and chewing gum may also help. As your doctor for medication to take just before takeoff and landing to help. ...Read more

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I'm always dizzy. I heard dizziness could be sign of inner ear problem. What can I do to check?

I'm always dizzy. I heard dizziness could be sign of inner ear problem. What can I do to check?

Do you feel motion: If your dizziness is a lightheaded feeling or the feeling you might faint it might be due to your blood pressure or heart rhythm. Dizziness that is more a feeling that you are moving or things around you are moving is more accurately called "vertigo" and should be worked up by an ENT doctor or a neurologist. If you have not had a good physical examination by your primary care doctor you should 1st. ...Read more

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Have been hearing low vibrating in both ears. Comes and goes . Could this be an inner ear problem?

Have been hearing low vibrating in both ears. Comes and goes . Could this be an inner ear problem?

Tinnitus is a very : Common condition caused by many factors including chronic exposure to noise, middle ear infection, eustachian tune problems, medication side effect (aspirin) etc. See an ENT dr for a comprehensive evaluation. Take care! http://www.Medicinenet.Com/script/main/mobileart.Asp?Articlekey=496. ...Read more

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Had Electronystagmogram test for dizziness and it resulted in normal everything. does this mean i have central dizziness and no inner ear problem?

Had Electronystagmogram test for dizziness and it resulted in normal everything. does this mean i have central dizziness and no inner ear problem?

Normal ENG: Depends. The ENG test is abnormal if during the test you are symptomatic. If you were symptomatic during the test and the test is normal, then the cause of your vertigo is central. ...Read more

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I was told i had an inner ear problem. Since then I have been getting dizzy during exercise. Could inner ear problems cause this? I also sweat a lot.

I was told i had an inner ear problem. Since then I have been getting dizzy during exercise. Could inner ear problems cause this? I also sweat a lot.

Yes it can: Inner ear problem can cause feeling of the diziness with the change of the position. It less likely however to cause excessive sweating. Check it with your doctor for formal evaluation. ...Read more

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Ear Problem (Definition)

Problems with the ear include external infection, allergy to the skin, perforation of the eardrum, tinnitus (ringing), loss of hearing acuity, deafness, dizziness, balance disorder, problems after flying with air pressure, and many others. See your otolaryngologist ...Read more


Amoxicillin (Definition)

Amoxicillin is in the penicillin class of antibiotics. All penicillins are distinguished by the presence of a beta-lactam ring, and are known to kill bacteria by inhibiting synthesis (production) ...Read more