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I always have flaky things coming out of my ears. What is it?

I always have flaky things coming out of my ears. What is it?

Skin and wax: You may have some eczema of the ear canal. The ear canal is lined with the same lining as the rest of your body... Any skin condition that can affect your skin, can affect the lining to your ear. Try some moisturizing cream just inside the ear canal. Do not use q-tips... Apply with your finger tip. ...Read more

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Should I be treated if I've been told that I have a little bit of fluid in one of my ears? We were discussing a few things that day.Maybe forgot.

Should I be treated if I've been told  that I have a little bit of fluid in one of my ears? We were discussing a few things that day.Maybe forgot.

Depends: If the fluid is clear and not infected antibiotics will not help. Sometimes a decongestant or sinus wash could help you with this problem. Best to have somebody examine your ear drums before deciding. ...Read more

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Every now and then the lobes of my ears (flappy things), will scab up and fall off and bleed. They then scab up then heal to normal. What is that?

Skin infection: I have only seen this type of skin reaction in pierced ears and it is usually related to a bacterial skin infection. I suggest a dermatology evaluation. Just to clarify: you are not really stating that your entired eablobe falls off-just scabbing? ...Read more

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Feeling of heavy head, dizziness for 3 days, stiff neck, a cold for 1 week, feels like steam is actually coming out of my ears should I run to d docto?

Feeling of heavy head, dizziness for 3 days, stiff neck, a cold for 1 week, feels like steam is actually coming out of my ears should I run to d docto?

Got flu?: Influenza flu is a viral infection that effects your respiratory system. The symptoms are: muscle ache, headache, congestion, weakness and fatigue. No treatment is need it. Good rest and lots of water. ...Read more

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I have ringing in both of my ears what could be the cause?

I have ringing in both of my ears what could be the cause?

Tinnitus : Ringing in the ear is called tinnitus it is normal. To have occasional. Ringing. When it is more frequent it could mean you have a hearing loss. Are you playing your ipod. Too loud? Are you going to concerts and not protecting you ears. With ear plugs? You should get your hearing checked in the near future. Avoid noisy environments if possible or wear ear plugs when cutting the grass. ...Read more

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I have this sting pain in both of my ears. What is that?

I have this sting pain in both of my ears. What is that?

Otalgia: Otalgia is fancy term for ear pain but it doesn't explain cause. Ear is comprised of 3 distinct parts. Inner ear doesn't typically hurt but can lead to dizziness when irritated. Middle & out ear can hurt due to infection, whereby latter is distinguished by pain upon pulling/touching outer ear. Eustachian tube dysfunction can also hurt, too. Check w/your Family Doc to determine what's causing pain. ...Read more

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One of my ears feels like it needs to pop-what should I do?

One of my ears feels like it needs to pop-what should I do?

Move lower jaw: It may be a eustacian tube that is clogged on that side, or it may be wax or debris in the outer ear canal. Open your jaw half way and move your chin from side to side...This may open the eustacian tube. Try a decongestant, also. Have someone check your outer ear canal for wax or debris. You may need to irrigate the ear canal to remove debris. ...Read more