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How can you treat middle ear serous infection ?

How can you treat middle ear serous infection ?

Time or myrinotomy: A serous effusion is not infectious. It is the retainment of fluid in the middle ear. It will ttypically resolve spontaneously. If it does not, a myringotomy, or incision of the ear drum, can hasten its resolution. ...Read more

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How can I treat middle ear serous infection ?

How can I treat middle ear serous infection ?

Not infection: Serous fluid in middle ear is not due to infection.If it is causing no symptoms and is not associated with hearing loss and no other co existing condition in nose or throat.you can leave it alone Consult an ENT Specialist if it is symptomatic and it may need to be treated mrdically with decongestants and if causing hearing loss may need tubes to drain fliuid Who diagnosed Serous?Infection See ENT ...Read more

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Best remedy for ear infection and how to drain fluid from ears faster?

"best" is variable: Some may same...Best is to allow your body to clear the infection without intervention by medicines....Most will resolve on their own just as quickly without any antibiotics...Some will persist or develop complications so best to me would be treat if not resolved in a couple of days..Best is also not the most broad spectrum antibiotic...Best is amox at about 90mg/kg/day given twice a day. ...Read more

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Middle ear infection with permenant perforated ear drum, due to 2 myringotomy yrs ago. How long will take for liquid to drained out? Can't hear.

Great Question: But without an ENT actually taking a look inside, the answers to your questions about hearing & drainage won't be as specific as you'd like. Why not pay him/her a visit? ...Read more

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How long does it take for perforated ear with middle ear infection to heal and rid of pus?

Tm perforation: If this is a new spontaneous perforation caused by an acute middle ear infection the small perforation usually closes in 2-6 weeks. Keep water out of ear until it heals. If draining pus you probably needs drops and/or oral antibiotic. See your pcp. ...Read more

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Can fluid get in inner ears like it can in middle ear? If so, how does dr diagnose inner ear fluid.

Can fluid get in inner ears like it can in middle ear? If so, how does dr diagnose inner ear fluid.

Middle vs inner?: Not sure what you mean here. The ear canal is open to the outside, so every time you bath, shower, swim, are in the rain, etc, fluid can enter the ear canal.The tympanic membrane[tm]) ear drum, stops any fluid from getting into the inner ear (which some people may call the middle ear). Using an otoscope, a dr. Can tell with reasonable certainty if "fluid" is behind the tm, and decide any tx needs. ...Read more

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Fluid in the middle ear. How can you this treat at home?

Fluid in the middle ear.  How can you this treat at home?

Benign condition: Middle ear fluid can diminish your hearing for a time but can be left alone & should resolve without treatment. Excluding irritant exposures like smoke or fumes may allow your eustachian tube to reopen & let the fluid drain. Stretching the eustachian tube by yawning or learning to pop your ears can help. If u develop pain or fever have it checked. ...Read more

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How can I treat pressure in ear canal due to a cold?

How can I treat pressure in ear canal due to a cold?

Swallow frequently: swallow frequently that could open up the tube and equalized the pressure take cold medicine that could reduce the edema and the swelling from allergic reaction see your doctor ...Read more

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How to stop pain from inner ear infection?

How to stop pain from inner ear infection?

Otitis media: If acute, antibiotics and pain meds, if unrelieved needs myringotomy to let out pus. If chronic, you may need tubes, if mastoid infection is present may need mastoidectomy. ...Read more

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How to tell if ear is clogged due to wax in external ear or fluid in middle ear?

How to tell if ear is clogged due to wax in external ear or fluid in middle ear?

ENT consultation: If you year is blocked, you can not differentiate between impacted wax and middle ear fluid. The treatments are entirely different and you need a specific diagnosis by a specialist, an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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How long for fluid behind the ear to clear?

How long for fluid behind the ear to clear?

Middle ear fluid: Hello, the fluid behind your eardrum will typically fully resolve within 3months. It will usually lessen and you will notice relief. If the fluid is thick and viscous, it will resolve slower than a thin and watery fluid. See your doctor for treatment that may help improve your symptoms faster. ...Read more

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Best way to treat a middle ear infection?

Best way to treat a middle ear infection?

Otitis media: If acute, antibiotics and pain meds, if unrelieved needs myringotomy to let out pus. If chronic, you may need tubes, if mastoid infection is present may need mastoidectomy. ...Read more

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How does fluid in ear cause vertigo?

How does fluid in ear cause vertigo?

Phleboliths: Phleboliths are tiny stones or particles inside the fluid-filled semicircular canals; if one of these tiny particles becomes stuck on the cilia (tiny hairs attached to nerves and sensing the fluid movement within the canals), the result is a spinning sensation (vertigo). This is one cause of vertigo. One can be taught the epley maneuvers to dislodge a phlebolith. ...Read more

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