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I keep hearing crackling and popping noise and my ears are always itchy. Is this allergies or something else?
Could be: These symptoms do suggest possible allergy. They also suggest eustachian tube dysfunction which can accompany allergies or sinus infections. Allergy testing in combination with a thorough history and physical exam can be helpful to diagnose whether allergy is the most likely cause of these symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
My ears are always itchy deep inside. My ears are always itchy deep inside. They are very clean and have little to no wax, so that is not the issue. Also, I do not generally suffer from allergies. What could cause this?
I have crackling in the ears and I pop my ears quite frequently because my hearing goes weak, I have a dustmite, mould allergy. Is popping them bad.
Not per se but: You will likely need to get any nasal congestion under control. Consider trying a nasal steroid for a week or so and see if this helps. If not, consider an allergy consult. Frequent eustachean tube obstruction can lead to permanent damages. If you have water damage at your residence and have not fixed the problem yet, you may need to move out until the problem is fixed. ...Read more
What can cause itchy throat, popping ears non stop and discomfort in the temple area beside allergies what else?
A few other things: Sinus infections, severe congestion are other possibilities. ...Read more
I have a serious problem with fluid draining from my ears constantly. Outer ears skin peels like onion skin & significant loss of hearing. Itchy?
I recently went through a hydrocortizone cream tratment for an allergy on my ears, neck and face skin but now my skin is extremely dry and itchy from?
Took cephalexin for infection. Now have itchy, flaky skin on my scalp, in my ears, & pelvic area. Allergy meds/creams don't work. Still have inital infection.?
Allergy vs fungus: This could be an allergic reaction although it should be everywhere on your body, not just scalp, ears and groin. It could very well be that the Cephalexin has suppressed your immune systems synergistic bacteria that keeps typical candidal fungus species at bay and this is the side effect. Happens a lot with women treated for urinary tract infxns then getting yeast infxn due to the antibiotic. ...Read more
I'm 43 years old no known allergies I've had a sore throat for three weeks I wake up congested with green flegm every morning my ears are itchy as wel?
I had distorted hearing in one of my ears, ear ache, occasionally itchy, and drainage into my nose. Is it possible it's an ear infection?
After I ate breakfast this morning, my throat and inside my ears got really itchy and the back of my tongue had bumps on it. Allergies or food allergy?
My ears are draining & itchy. Also my nose causing a sore throat. My allergys most likely? Any over counter med recommends?
My ears have been popping and have felt clogged for a few days. It's not affecting my hearing much. What are possible causes?
It could be...: ...Nasal congestion, building of fluid behind the tympanic membrane. You can try taking an antihistamine over the counter or your doctor can prescribe you a nasal spray. Another cause to consider will be wax build up, but sounds more like congestion. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Just got over the flu. Now both ears are hurting, I have fulness, muffled hearing, popping when I swallow or attempt to clear my ears. What can I do?
See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more
No: Most cases of ringing in the ears (tinnitus) is not due to allergies. It is a common condition in older folks. It is usually caused by nerve damage (of the nerve that carries sound). It could be age related, hereditary, or form damage from constant exposure to loud noises (gun fire in the military, loud rock music etc.,) or rarely after some antibiotic use and eustachian tube dysfunction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have allergies and the past few days my ears have been so clogged. I aware my hearing has been reduced by 40%. Going insane. What can I do?
Need congestant: You may try the otc nasal steroid but it may take a few days to get the best results. If you must, you may consider using a nasal decongestant spray for a few days (but no longer). If still having problem, see your doctor. ...Read more
Do I have a ear infection? Itchy ears, popping ears from blowing my nose too much. I also have a runny/stuffy nose (itchy nose). What can it be? No other symptoms.
NO ear infection: This appears to be fluid flilled middle as you blow too hard. The allergic synptoms may cause the eustachian tube to close up and when you blow so hard you can cause fluid to back up into the middle ear.. Get some kind of allergy med or decongestant from your doc and blow easily. Time is the best med here. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have very itchy inner ears. I saw a family practiced dr and he prescribed me allergy meds. There are no wax either. It is Not working. Could it be s?
Dry skin: The problem may be from dryness. Try putting a couple of drops of vegetable oil into the ear canal for a few days and see if this works. ...Read more
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