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Inner Ear Blister Symptoms
Usually not: If one tends to get fever blisters (oral herpes lesions) on her lips, and has had that happen more than once, then she already has antibodies circulating in her body (against that virus). These antibodies should prevent her from getting NEW infections (new locations) of the same herpes strain. However, one could have cold sores from Herpes 1, and then get new lesions at other places from Herpes 2. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The inner ear refers to that part of the ear where mechanical sound energy is transferred to electrical signals that are then sent through nerves to the brain. It also refers to the part of the ear that assists in the regulation of balance. The inner ear includes the cochlea (hearing) and ...Read more
I've had fever blister since little now Iam worried it spread to brain inner ear this has me in panic mode ?
Fever Blister: If it is always present - it might not be a fever blister. Is it involving your ear canal? See you have an anxiety disorder. Is this an issue that had been medically addressed? If your doctor does not find this to be particularly concerning would wonder if this is a obsessive fear. If yes, would address this issue with your therapist. ...Read more
I get fever blister once a year but now with having anxiety Iam afraid it will go to inner ear or eyes brain ?
I have autoimmune inner ear disease and just finished a pack of steroids two days ago. Blood blister inside cheek just appeared tonight. Panic?
Don't panic: A collection of blood under the lining of the mouth is usually from trauma, like biting. It would not be an expected side effect of prednisone, but steroids can impair wound healing, so that might explain it. If concerned, have it checked out in the next few days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have tinnitus and pressure in my inner ear. What can I do to reduce the symptoms and how long before it goes away on its own?
Depends: Depends on what your diagnosis is. Is it Meniere's? Something else? You should see an ENT or neuro-otologist and have a full evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more
I was accidently hit in the right ear/head. Is there any concern for mild concussion or inner ear damage. If so what symptoms should I be looking for?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I had a tumor in my inner ear, what would the symptoms be? Would a ear infec. With roaring& some dizziness be it? Would it be constant?
Hearing & Balance: Tumors of the inner ear are not common. The most common tumor of the ear would be an acoustic neuroma which is benign and not cancer. Most present with hearing loss - usually gradual but can be sudden. Tinnitus (abnormal sound in the ear) is possible as well. Dizziness is a very uncommon presenting symptom because these tumors usually grow very slowly the body compensates for the loss of balance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Inner ear infections often cause associated symptoms of dizziness, ear ringing, headaches, vertigo, nausea. True inner ear infections are a serious matter and not to be fiddled around with. You need to see an ENT (ear -nose-throat) doctor or infectious disease doctor if your primary care doctor is not comfortable treating this. ...Read more
Painful: You "can" but it might be very painful with the pressure changes your ears will go thru. Normally when pressure changes, your ear adjusts to it, but if you have an ear infection this system of "adjustment" is not working. Try to postpone. If you can't, at least use specialized ear plugs for air travel (not sure how effective they will be). Good luck. ...Read more