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How To Remove Fluid From Ears
OME: You are correct that most cases do not respond to medications but the good news is that most will resolve by themselves in 2-3 months ( sometimes may even take longer). If you are too uncomfortable then consult your physician again after few more weeks. ...Read more
I have fluid in the right ear! i ave seasonal allergies also. What do I do to remove the fluid from the ear?
Feeling something stuck behind left tonsil 4 2mnths.Dr said looks ok but fluid in ear.could this really be why?i do get tonsil stones but remove these
ENT: Your symptoms suggest something is irritating the area. Have your doctor refer you to ENT for an exam. All the best. ...Read more
Had buzz right ear after ear buds used, had very hard wax removed, then ear infection, then fluid in ear. Still buzzing. Wha t else could it be. ?
Using fluticasone propionate 50 MCG/act for allergies/fluid in ear per Dr prescription. Will this remove fluid in earhelp with allergy inducedvertigo?
What can I do to remove the fluid in esthetican tube after a cold an middle ear infection, both ears r blocked and ringing, I can't pop them at all?
Be patient: This will usually resolve in a few weeks with no treatment or in the same time frame if you try something. If it begins to hurt have it evaluated as they can become secondarily infected & need treatment. ...Read more
Chronic ear pain includes drainage 4 3 mo. Just had right tonsil removed so I know pain can b referred. ear/throat connections? Cause of ear fluid?
Bone grew too thick on upper left side after wisdom teeth removed. Constant vertigo/fluid/infections in my left ear. Vestibuloplasty-ridge ex help?
In some cases:
The tuberosity which is the end bone of the upper jaw, sometimes grow and take the place of an extracted wisdom tooth, that might cause discomfort and pain in the area, in close proximity to middle ear that can spread inflammation and /or infection,
get examined by a dentist and ENT doctor for diagnosis and treatment.. ...Read more
Help! I have an impacted wisdom tooth coming in that needs to be removed. Its effecting ear causing bad pain, swelling & fluid. I've been taking motrin, amox, sudafed but no relief. Prednisone next?
No prednisone: Do not take Prednisone for an infection. Prednisone impedes your bodies immune response and would allow the infection to run rampant. You need to see and oral surgeon to have the impacted third molar removed. Many oral surgeons can arrange to see you same day or within 24 hours. Do not wait. Call now! ...Read more
Help! I have an impacted wisdom tooth coming in that needs to be removed. Its effecting ear causing bad pain, swelling & fluid. I've been taking motrin, sudafed & amox but no relief! prednisone next?
Extraction: Saving your Prednisone or any corticosteroid for preop and post op med (surgical extraction). Prednisone usually prescribed along side with antibiotic. Extraction of the wisdom teeth is the key to your problem. Treat the cause (wisdom tooth), not the symptom (pain, swelling, fluid). ...Read more
Good day, my 3.5 YO daughter had suffered from frequent ear infection, with fluids remaining inside her ears, her ENT Dr. suggested to place tubes inside her ear and to remove her tonsils' and the adenoids saying she have a kissing tonsils that was diagno
Go ahead: If fluid behind her ear drums, and frequent middle ear infections, then ventilation tubes are warranted. As for adenoid removal, that would help some, initially, but if the reason for the chronic inflammation , as allergies, isn't sought and checked, the adenoid will regrow and ? Lead to Eustachian Tube dysfunction again. Tonsils, even if kissing, aren't removed unless severely inflamed/malignant ...Read more
Fluid in ears: Please see your doctor. He/she can help you get rid of the fluid safely. You don't want to get an infection. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Time or myringotomy:
If you have serous fluid behind the ear drum, either waiting or lancing the ear drum are options. By making an incision on your ear drum, you would get almost instantaneous relief.
If you mean fluid within your ear canal, if your ear drum is intact, a drop or two of rubbing alcohol will break the air bubble. ...Read more
Depends: If it is fluid behind your ear drum without pain or redness, it is usually not serious. It often resolves on its own. If it is only on one side, the area behind your nose needs to be examined though. If it is fluid coming from your ear canal, this needs evaluation of the cause. Treatment may be just antibiotic drops or it can need surgery. ...Read more
Same as a child: It is fluid behind the ear drum as a result of congestion of the eustachian tube and backed up fluid. Can cause mechanical decrease in hearing. Will clear. Chiropractic and craniosacral therapy or osteopathic adjustments will help a lot. ...Read more
Needs follow-up: Persistent middle ear effusion can lead to hearing defect and speech delay. If the condition continues over 12 weeks with hearing impairment, "tube" insertion is often considered. ...Read more
Red ear wax: Coning and candling should not cause the ears to bleed, but earwax can sometimes be reddish-brown in color and look similar to dried blood. If you are seeing liquid bright red blood, this isn't normal (and probably unrelated to coning/candling, if done properly) and should be checked by a doctor. ...Read more
Fluid in ear: Have some one look in it.Get a more detailed answer ›
Several poss.: Fluid behing the eardrum doesn't usually cause severe pain unless eardrum is bulging and distended. It is more like popping, fullness, muffled hearing. Pain could represent infection and bulging eardrum. Often I see ear pain referred from the throat or TMJ (jaw hinge joint). I say see you doc again for recheck. ...Read more
Allergies possible: When there is fluid behind the eardrum this can cause a sense of congestion, crackling ears and at times severe dizziness or headache. Allergies are commonly the cause and draining the ears internally by using some guaifenisin at 1200mg twice daily and some loratadine or other antihistamine can help significantly. Sinus infection can ensue if the fluid remains undrained. ...Read more
Ear fluid: Fluid in the ear can be secondary to a current ear infection, and antibiotics may be indicated. It may also be secondary to allergies causing eustachian tube dysfunction, and nasal treatment may be indicated. An otolaryngologist should evaluate the ear and the nasal cavity to ensure that it is not more concerning. ...Read more
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