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Is Ear Tugging A Symptom Of Otitis Media With Effusion
ENT diagnosed me with inflammation of inner ear nerve; have tinnitus and hearing loss.What is the name of this condition if no dizziness/vertigo?
Diagnosed with Acute otitis media with no perforation of tympanic membrane week ago. Done with amoxicillin. Ear still feels full and itchy. Normal?
Not uncommon: The accumulation of middle ear fluid and debris is part of the ear infection process. It can sometimes persist for a few weeks after all the germs are dead.During that period your Eustachian tube function should eventually return and allow air back up into the space so you will hear/feel normal. ...Read more
Otitis media: Otitis media is ear fluid behind the ear drum. If it is pushed out, it is called "bulging". If the fluid is yellow, 75 to 85% of the time there will be bacteria there. If there is fever, pain and certainly under 2 years of age when the immune system is not great, it should be treated with antibiotics. If patient is older and no pain, may want to wait to see if body will cure it on its own. ...Read more
Audiological #: can a person with the presence of continuous tinnitus mainly in the right ear experience annoying dizziness or is is always meniere's?
Can barotrauma from a airplane be mistaken as otitis media with effusion? Do they look similar on a ear exam with a otoscope?
Dizziness, mild tinnitus, congestion, no pain in ears, sensitivity to sharp noises. Is this an ear infection?
Brief episodes of vertigo, ear fullness, ear ache, and pulsatile tinnitus in left ear for two months (started after a cold with bronchitis). Also, conductive hearing loss in left ear. Outer ear and tympanic membrane look fine. Neur. exam. fine.
Meniere's disease?: Are you having headaches as well? With vertigo, hearing loss and tinnitus (ringing in the ears perhaps??) you've described 3/4 symptoms of Ménière's disease, the only last symptom being headaches on the side of the hearing loss and ringing in the ear. You'd need an MRI to know that the inner ears and brain in general look OK. Treatment for this is challenging. ...Read more
Decreased hearing, middle ear effusion in right ear only, enlarged mastoid lymph node for 10 months. No history of ear infection. What could cause?
See ENT: Whatever is happening , I don't like what I hear. See ENT ASAP ...Read more
I have fluid in my ears rather than ear wax...I hear this means there is a dysfunction in my auditory tube. is that an ear infection? is it serious?
Serous otitis media: 'Fluid in the ears" as a result of eustachian tube dysfunction is not in and of itself an infection, but the trapped fluid can easily turn into one. This fluid is trapped behind the ear drum when the eustachian tube becomes ineffective at draining the middle ear space. Nasal steroids and/or decongestants are often used to improve functioning of the tube. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Tibes: If you have had a middle ear ear effusion (fluid) for more than 3 or 4 months and you have a hearing loss of 20 to 30%, a very simple and safe procedure performed by any competent ENT doctor is an incision into the ear drum under local anesthesia, aspiration of the fluid, and insertion of a ventilation tube. ...Read more
Ear that feels like there is fluid in it along with a sore throat, no pain in the ear. Could this still be an ear infection?
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