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Could people get ear mites from cats?

Could people get ear mites from cats?

No: Humans are generally immune to feline ear mites. ...Read more

Mite (Definition)

Any of various small or minute arachnids of the order acarina that are often parasitic on animals and plants, infest stored food products, and in ...Read more


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What r the syptoms of ear mites in a person ?

What r the syptoms of ear mites in a person
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ITCHING: It is very rare to have mites in ear in human, but it is reported. Most common symptoms is itching and can be associated with hearing issue.
ear mite is most common disease in cats.
But if you have concern need to be seen by a MD and ear canal exam ...Read more

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Ear mites it says NO but what else could be living in my ear, i feels like it is stuck or attached when i try to get out also darker ear wax ?

Ear mites it says NO  but what else could be living in my ear, i feels like it is stuck or attached when i try to get out also darker ear wax ?

Ear lavage: Make an appointment to have your ears flushed out ( lavaged)- this is a common misconception-clumps of wax can feel like something foreign in your ear. ...Read more

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I cuddled my new puppy for 2 days, then figured out she has ear mites after a doctor visit. I have become very itchy and my ear is itchy as well, and ?

I cuddled my new puppy for 2 days, then figured out she has ear mites after a doctor visit. I have become very itchy and my ear is itchy as well, and ?

Canine mites: Studies reveal that the answer to this question is “yes” — but transmission of ear mites from canines to humans is very rare. Most often, the mites are passed from pet to pet. People who are in close contact with infected animals may acquire ear mites, but in these cases, the mites will most likely get on your arm and start biting rather than travel into your ear. . ...Read more

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I have ear mites that I got rid of from my right ear and then they migrated to left ear and genitals and rear end. What is kwell (lindane)? What is treatment?

I have ear mites that I got rid of from my right ear and then they migrated to left ear and genitals and rear end.  What is kwell (lindane)? What is treatment?

Kwell (lindane): Lindane is a pharmaceutical treatment for lice and scabies. This medication should be prescribed by a health care provider and it needs to be used correctly to avoid any adverse or serious side effects. Get an exam and treatment with proper medication, instructions will follow. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Danger of dust mites in eyes and ears?

Danger of dust mites in eyes and ears?

Dust mite allergies: These can cause numerous symptoms including itchy eyes, ear congestion secondary to nose congestion, with subsequent ear fluid in the middle ear. Consult an allergist, they can go over things in details. ...Read more

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I use headphones that cover the ear completely and was wondering if they can get dust mite problems as I have a allergy to dust mitesthanks?

I use headphones that cover the ear completely and was wondering if they can get dust mite problems as I have a allergy to dust mitesthanks?

No: The ear canals are not the site dust mite favors. Their favorite dwelling place is your bed (mattress, pillow, box spring, and even comforter). I hope you have mite-proof encasings on the above items but don't expect miracles even if you have the covers on these items. ...Read more

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Ive took a pain killer n 2 bc the pain is in my neck chin ear n head my vision is kinda blury and my head feels weird n throbbing im scared i mite dy?

Ive took a pain killer n 2 bc the pain is in my neck chin ear n head my vision is kinda blury and my head feels weird n throbbing im scared i mite dy?

Call your PCP: your symptoms are not typical especially if this is the first time you have had them. It is also possible that the painkiller isn't effective for your symptoms. I don't think you need to worry about dying; I do think you should call your PCP ASAP and see what she or he recommends. ...Read more

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I have dust mite allergies and my right ear goes almost deaf is something swelling up or is it fluid buildup also it tends to happen after headphones?

I have dust mite allergies and my right ear goes almost deaf is something swelling up or is it fluid buildup also it tends to happen after headphones?

Not from mites: House dust mite allergy may cause nasal congestion and inner ear issue but would not be linked to headphones. Get your ears checked to make sure that earwax is not the issue. I suspect that you have dry earwax which swells up from the sweating after wearing headphone. Let me know if my hunch is right. ...Read more

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Im having hard pimples wt tip whit i smoke meth feel crawling in my head pimple tip cums off feels like mites inside my head is it possible?

Im having hard pimples wt tip whit i smoke meth feel crawling in my head pimple tip cums off feels like mites inside my head is it possible?

You are dying: This is a classic symptom of advanced toxicity from meth. You are going to die very unpleasantly from your habit unless you get help giving it up. Even if you have so little regard for your health to have gotten yourself into this situation, think of the people who love, or used to love you. Let this thought give you the strength and courage to overcome this terrible affliction. Be brave and live. ...Read more

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Signs and symptoms of a human worms in the ear?

Signs and symptoms of a human worms in the ear?

Itching perhaps: Interesting question! in my 23 yrs as a doctor I have never seen or heard of worms in the ear! best to see your physician. If there are worms in there, it would be fairly easy to irrigate them out. ...Read more

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I have been to the hospital multiple times for this painful feeling in my ear! Been diagnosed with ETD, however I now have worsening symptoms. It’s no?

I have been to the hospital multiple times for this painful feeling in my ear! Been diagnosed with ETD, however I now have worsening symptoms. It’s no?

See an ENT: specialist, if you haven't already, if you did , keep the follow up or seek a second opinion. Meanwhile, if it is ETD, it can be helped by saline nasal washes, and OTC steroid nasal spray, till you get to see the specialist, but read the labels carefully, good luck ...Read more

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What are TMJ and ear symptoms?

What are TMJ and ear symptoms?

Related symptoms: When there a problems with temperomandibular joint which is located right in front of the ear, there can be symptoms related to the ear such as pain in the front part of the ear, ringing in the ear, popping and noises when opening and closing, and diminished hearing to name a few. Sometimes the ear symptoms can be very debilitating part of TMJ problems. ...Read more

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I'm concerned. What symptoms go with ear toxicity?

I'm concerned. What symptoms go with ear toxicity?

Ear injury: The most common ear toxicity seen is tinnitus and hearing loss, sometimes vertigo and dizziness is also seen. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of having a clogged ear?

What are some of the symptoms of having a clogged ear?

Clogged ear: Decreased, muffled hearing; slt. dizziness; pressure, popping, possibly low grade tinnitus, pain with barometric pressure change ...Read more

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What symptoms will arise with chronic middle ear fluid?

What symptoms will arise with chronic middle ear fluid?

Hearing loss: Hearing loss and a feeling of pressure in the ear are the symptoms of middle ear fluid. Pain is rare unless it is infected. ...Read more

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What symptoms should tell me to use ear tubes with my child?

What symptoms should tell me to use ear tubes with my child?

Chronic or recurrent: If a kid has an ear infection that will not resolve over 90 days in spite of several rounds of medication, the muck behind the ear drum is unlikely to clear without surgical removal.Tubes after that removal makes sense. If a kid has 5-7 separate resolving episodes per year, is excessively "ill" with episodes or has begun to develop allergies to abx, tubes are worthwhile. Ent's must eval & agree. ...Read more

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Could my 2 year olds ear problems cause autism like symptoms?

Could my 2 year olds ear problems cause autism like symptoms?

Fluctuating hearing: Loss from chronic middle ear effusion does not impact a child's intent to communicate socially, nor to engage in reciprocal social interaction or pretend play. See the m-chat on firstsigns.Org. A 12-month-old should point for desired objects; a 14-16 month-old should point to share interest & look at items to which parents point. Joint attention (shared interest) precedes social communication. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have impacted ear wax? What are the symptoms?

How can I tell if I have impacted ear wax? What are the symptoms?

Need diagnosis: Impacted wax in the ear canal often leads to pressure, fullness and sometimes a conductive hearing loss. Before you do anything, see an ENT doctor for appropriate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What symptoms may be if I have problem/infection in my inner ear?

What symptoms may be if I have problem/infection in my inner ear?

Inner ear infection: The inner ear has 2 primary functions: hearing and balance. With an inner ear infection, you could have problems with hearing or balance or both. Sometimes, inner ear infection can extend to the cerebrospinal fluid and you can develop symptoms of meningitis. This could cause neck stiffness, sensitivity to light or sound, headache. Other general signs of infection include fevers and chills. ...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 ?

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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I went to dr to see about my boat feeling symptoms, she said my inner ear looked fine. She only used an octoscope?

I went to dr to see about my boat feeling symptoms, she said my inner ear looked fine. She only used an octoscope?

Boat feeling?: Assume you mean that you feel unsteady, have balance problems. The inner ear can't be examined with an otoscope. Conditions like endolymphatic hydrops/meniere's disease can cause dizziness, balance disorders, nausea, hearing loss, headaches. Find a neurootologist to consult, or at very least, an ent. ...Read more

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What test should be performed to see if there is an object in the ear - symptoms are sharp stabbing and severe pain?

What test should be performed to see if there is an object in the ear - symptoms are sharp stabbing and severe pain?

Examination: The first step is to have a visual examination of the ears. Your doctor will be able to identify any foreign object or infection. ...Read more