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Can i put flonaze directly in my ear? I have used it for a year and my allergies are better. But i can hear the fluid in my ear. Stacey S

Can i put flonaze directly in my ear? I have used it for a year and my allergies are better. But i can hear the fluid in my ear. 
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Wrong place: Flonase is usually used for the nasal cavity. However I can see how it may be used for the ear canal when it has an inflamed issue. Nonetheless the aqueous nature may induce a fungal infection in the ear canal instead. You need to consult an allergist to find out what may be causing the ear problem. Perhaps the fluid is causing a fungal infection & and the flonase is counter-acting it. ...Read more

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Can a constant headach everyday be a sign of fluid in head? I wake up with tension headachs on right side and i hear a swooshing sound in my ear. Help

Can a constant headach everyday be a sign of fluid in head? I wake up with tension headachs on right side and i hear a swooshing sound in my ear. Help

TMJ/ear problems: Nightime clenching can cause jaw muscle imbalance where the small stabilized muscles pull on the ear canal area causing the "swooshing" sensation. Better to seek a dentist that has experience with jaw muscle function. ...Read more

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What can cause a thick dark brown fluid to come out of my ear , and loss of hearing?

What can cause a thick dark brown fluid to come out of my ear , and loss of hearing?

Ear discharge: This can indicate either blockage of the ear canal with wax (yes it can sometimes be liquid), or sometimes chronic ear infection that may not cause significant pain or other associated symptoms. In either condition, sound being transmitted to the eardrum will be blocked and can sometimes sound muffled. Your primary physician should be able to determine the cause. www.mainlineent.com. ...Read more

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My ear won't pop for hours at a time. 1-2x a day for the last month. All I can hear is my breathing. No illness no pain. What is it?

My ear won't pop for hours at a time. 1-2x a day for the last month. All I can hear is my breathing. No illness no pain. What is it?

Eustachian Tube: It is possible you have eustachian tube dysfunction. That can be caused by alllergies sinus infections colds or even travel on planes or at altitude. See your physician for possible treatment. ...Read more

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When I hear loud noises (above a certain pitch or volume), I hear a rattling noise in my ear, similar to a broken speaker. What can I do about this?

When I hear loud noises (above a certain pitch or volume), I hear a rattling noise in my ear, similar to a broken speaker. What can I do about this?

Tinnitus: Crackling or static like sounds provoked by noise can have many causes. If ears are damaged by loud noise or disease this can lead to dysfunction of the bones and muscles of the middle ear leading to abnormal vibrations. Damage or rupture of the eardrum can also result in similar symptoms. You should see an ear specialist and having a complete check up and hearing test. ...Read more

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I think that my ear is full of wax and i cant hear anything what can i do to remove ir?

I think that my ear is full of wax and i cant hear anything what  can i do to remove ir?

Shower: You can try to let the shower water jets irrigate your ears out. Otherwise it is best to go to your family doctor or an ENT doctor to ge the wax cleared out of your ear. ...Read more

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My right ear isn't hear well. I don't know its cause. It began 6 days ago. Firstly, my ear was ached for 2 day. Then, it is not hear as good as left.

My right ear isn't hear well. I don't know its cause. It began 6 days ago. Firstly, my ear was ached for 2 day. Then, it is not hear as good as left.

WAX: The most common reason for your complaint is ear wax (cerumen) which can reach a "critical: amount and finally block the ear. A simple exam by your Primary Care Provider will diagnose this all too common problem! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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