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I Can T Hear Out My Left Ear
I Have an ear infection I can't hear out my left ear and I have severe pain I feel fluid coming out. Can the ER turn me away if i Have no insurance?
Get ear examined : If you weren't wearing any protective gear for your ears, the loud noise could have ruptured your eardrum ...Read more
I can't hear out of my left ear. It started after I went from high altitude to low altitude and it never popped on the way back to high altitude.
See an ENT doctor: Your complaint is common but unless you have an infection or underlying condition it is usually self limited. Your doctor can teach you how to "clear" your ears by releasing pressure through the eustachian tubes like scuba divers are required to do. If you have an otitis you will need treatment and an ENT is the expert you should seek. ...Read more
My ear has been ringing all the time and it is affecting my life as I can't hear out of my left ear and I have been having severe headaches?
Suggestions: There are several causes for focal ear issues, and your headaches may well be associated. Would contact your doctor and get this fully evaluated, as not clear why you, at 18, should be experiencing these changes. Likely will need a full audiological/ otological evaluation. ...Read more
Ear and mouth issues: See an ENT specialist right away. This could be a sinus infection. These start from nasal congestion or from various dental issues in the upper teeth. Occasional tonsil abscesses or masses could cause your symptoms. See the ENT doc right away! ...Read more
Eustachian tube: May have blocked your eustachian tube, have fluid or blood in the middle ear, or perforated the ear drum. Best to see your otolaryngologist. ...Read more
The: Lower atmospheric pressure may be affecting tympanic membrane movement. Audiologist may be able to help. ...Read more
I have had hearing loss and very acute pain in my left ear consecuti havely 5 times over the course of a month. What could treat it?
I got slapped really hear in my left cheek last night and when I woke up I was experiencing a little hearing loss in my left ear?
Child abuse?: If you're suffering from domestic violence or child abuse, call the confidential National Domestic Violence hotline at 1-800-799-7233. The severity of the slap could have caused mechanical trauma to the auditory system. See your physician immediately. http://www.thehotline.org/resources/resources/, http://www.webmd.com/first-aid/tc/ear-injuries-and-hearing-loss-topic-overview ...Read more
What could cause temporary hearing loss in my left ear and darkened vision during exercise (high intensity only)? It goes away immediately with rest.
Visual obscurations: Your description of visual losses with heavy physical exertion is consistent with what happens in cases of what used to be referred to as pseudotumor cerebri now goes by the name of (idiopathic intracranial hypertension). Hearing can also be affected if pressure inside the head suddenly goes up. Rest typically relieves the condition. You should visit a good neurologist for a diagnosis. ...Read more
Hi there, everytime I workout or exercise I feel a blockage or pressure in my left ear. I feel like I am having a hearing loss for a moment. What can be the possible causes of this?
Varied: Varied causes. May be as simple as impacted ear was. See ENT doc for exam. ...Read more
The other day I started having some hearing loss in my left ear, it sounds like there is water in my ear but there isn't. What could it be?
Wax: Please have your health provider see if your ear is plugged with wax. ...Read more
Can you tell me if I have limited facial movement on the right side of my face, does that have anything to do with hearing loss in my left ear?
I have a hard lump on the back of my left ear. It is painful to touch and doesn't move. Slight pain in neck and ear and slight hearing loss.
Be seen: I would not hesitate to be seen, especially if there is hearing loss involved. The most likely explanation is that you have an ear infection with fluid in the ear reducing your hearing and the lump you feel is an inflamed lymph node. Lymph nodes become enlarged and tender in infectious conditions. ...Read more
When I stick my finger in my left ear there is something sharp stikiing out I feel. Increased hearing loss. Could it be a bone? End of ear canal
Sharp in ear: The most likely cause for this is some hard wax. Go see your primary care giver to have this evaluated. ...Read more
I have hearing loss in my left ear and ears ring constantly. I also have a tiny cyst or lymph node that is swollen behind my right ear. Should I worry?
Ear pain?: Doubtful. Could be cerumen imp action or serous otitis. Follow up with your doctor for an exam ...Read more
See below: The most common cause is eustacian tube dysfunction. This is where the tube becomes blokcked by swelling or fluid. ...Read more
My friend 18yr is havin type a bilaterally (bilateral sensorineural hearing loss) right ear is 20db-100db. Left ear is 20db-80db. Any suggestion to cure?
Consider hearing aid: Your numbers and description aren't quite right. I'm guessing there was a type a tympanogram, meaning no fluid and no conductive hearing loss. I'm guessing the there was a srt of 20 db in each ear, and an understanding score of 100% in the right ear and 80% on the left. The left ear needs further evaluation, recheck in 6 months. If having trouble hearing aids would be the best treatment. ...Read more
My son 30 was turned down for a keratoma in left ear, navy. How serious is this surgery. He told them he had hearing loss before his first test?
I had an ear infection for about 4 days all the pain is gone but the ringing noisebin the left ear and hearing loss should i be worried?
My BF's doctor has prescribed him Dfza30 for 10 days for mild sensorineural hearing loss in left ear. What does this mean? Any side-effects?
Dfza?: Not sure what you are referring to. What is full name of the drug? ...Read more
What can cause my 7 year old girl to have hearing loss she had it in left ear dr gave her medicine its getting better but now her right ear has it?
Likely otitis media: Otitis media is a condition typically characterized by the buildup of fluid behind the eardrum in the middle ear space. This condition is quite common in children, with decreasing incidence as eustachian tube function improves with increasing age. If your child had a cold, it's quite possible for her to have one ear affected followed by the other. See ENT if symptoms persist or recur. ...Read more
My BF's doctor has prescribed him Defza30 for 10 days for mild sensorineural hearing loss in left ear. What does this mean? Any side-effects?
Steroid: This medicine is a glucocorticoid which can help reduce inflammation. If there is information as a possible contributing factor to his condition, it may help. As with any medicine the side effect list is rather long. You can Google this. If he has a history of diabetes or stomach ulcers or kidney problems he should not take this medicine. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck ...Read more
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