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Best ways to remove fluid in ear? It's been three weeks and nothing prescribed to me has worked.

Best ways to remove fluid in ear? It's been three weeks and nothing prescribed to me has worked.

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

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I have fluid in the right ear! i ave seasonal allergies also. What do I do to remove the fluid from the ear?

I have fluid in the right ear!  i ave seasonal allergies also.  What do I do to remove the fluid from the ear?

Decongestant: Taking a decongestant, like sudafed helps, but you really need to work on controlling your nasal allergies as they are the root of the problem. Ask your doctor for a steroid nasal spray and/or see an allergist to get tested and know your triggers to avoid them. ...Read more

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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. ?

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. ?

Tinnitus, need exam: If the other ear problems are resolved, you may have tinnitus. You need ENT MD re-exam of ears to make sure prior problems are solved. If they are, then you need an audio gram (hearing test), and ENT MD review of results for possible unilateral tinnitus. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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?

Chronic ear infectio: If there is drainage there is probably a perforation of the ear drum due to a chronic ear infection.The ent surgeon who did the tonsillectomy should check the ear.Pain can be referred but drainage is not normal. ...Read more

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Bone grew too thick on upper left side after wisdom teeth removed. Constant vertigo/fluid/infections in my left ear. Vestibuloplasty-ridge ex help?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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

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

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What are the home remedies for the fluid which is collected in one's ears(in diseases)?

What are the home remedies for the fluid which is collected in one's ears(in diseases)?

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

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How to drain fluids in the ear?

How to drain fluids in the ear?

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. ...Read more

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What causes fluid out of your ear?

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

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Help please! is fluid in the ear serious?

Help please! is fluid in the ear serious?

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

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What does fluid in the ear mean in an adult?

What does fluid in the ear mean in an adult?

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

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Ear swab stuck in ear yesterday! How to remove?

Caution: You may inflict damage to tympanic membrane if you attempt to remove foreign body ( SWAB ) go to ER they have special instruments and skills to remove it . ...Read more

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How do you remove a foreign object from the ear?

How do you remove a foreign object from the ear?

ENT doc: Not a do it yourself project. You can push it in further and cause damage. See an ENT doc ASAP. ...Read more

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How can I treat fluid build up in ears of toddler?

How can I treat fluid build up in ears of toddler?

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

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Is blood removed from ears during coning or candling?

Is blood removed from ears during coning or candling?

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

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Have been told have fluid on ear about 3wks ago still have pain& discomfort what could it be?

Have been told have fluid on ear about 3wks ago still have pain& discomfort what could it be?

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

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'my ear feels like it has fluid in it?

'my ear feels like it has fluid in it?

It could.: Fluid may build up behind the typanic membrane (ear drum) with a middle ear infection or with congestion. An external ear infection can present with fluid in the external canal. ...Read more

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Condition that causes fluid in the ear not from swimming?

Condition that causes fluid in the ear not from swimming?

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

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I have had fluid in ear for months keep giving different antbotics what is this cause from?

I have had fluid in ear for months keep giving different antbotics  what is this cause from?

Serous otitis media: Sounds like serous otitis media. A non infected collection of fluid behind the eardrum. This is why various antibiotics haven't worked. May want to have an ENT doc look at it to confirm the diagnosis and consider treatment vs continued watching. ...Read more

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Why theres a black fluid in my ear?

Could be many things: Your problem requires a clinical examination. See your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Should I remove the wax out of my ears?

Should I remove the wax out of my ears?

Depends : You, yourself, cannot see inside your ear. Therefore, it must be looked at by someone else. Best the "someone else" is your doctor. She can see if it's wax as a problem, or something else. ...Read more

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I have fluid in my ear whay should I do?

I have fluid in my ear  whay should I do?

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