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How does antihistamine affect your ability to hear?

How does antihistamine affect your ability to hear?

Not directly: Allergies can cause eustachian tube dysfunction (etd). Etd can cause fluid build up in the middle ear which can dampen the hearing. See your ENT for evaluation of your hearing and treatment if you suspect such a problem. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. Paul Carter
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Antihistamine (Definition)

Sedating and non-sedating antihistamines prevent and treat allergic reactions, and are ...Read more


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Sinusitis does it affect your ability to hear well?

Sinusitis does it affect your ability to hear well?

No, but...: ...Many people with sinusitis also have a cold, which can lead to eustachian tube congestion. This can cause ear pain and hearing loss. If decongestants don't help, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you gradually lose your ability to hear due to acoustic trauma?

Can you gradually lose your ability to hear due to acoustic trauma?

Yes.: Protect your ears from loud noise (ipods, lawnmower, loud music, gunfire). ...Read more

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Will pe tubes ever cause scarring which can decrease the ability to hear?

Will pe tubes ever cause scarring which can decrease the ability to hear?

Highly unlikely: Making an incision and placing a tube in the ear drum can cause scarring. However, it is highly unlikely that the scarring would cause any hearing loss, even after repeated tube placement. Having the condition for which the tubes are being placed is usually casuing hearing loss. The benefits of tube placement far out-weigh not having them. ...Read more

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I have fluid in my inner ear. It is really affecting my ability to hear. It drains enough to coat my outer ear and become a crusty film in 60 minutes?

I have fluid in my inner ear. It is really affecting my ability to hear. It drains enough to coat my outer ear and become  a crusty film in 60 minutes?

What is your ?: If you have an inner ear infection, the only way drainage would coat your later ear is through are foraged ear drum. Have your ears examined by a board certified otolaryngologist. ...Read more