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Is It Possible To Go Too Deep Into Brain When You Are Cleaning Your Ears
Yes but...: Any ear infection can theoretically spread to the brain and result in meningitis or brain abscess and with a worst case scenario result in death. But, this is really unusual. In 20+ years of practice I have seen less than a handful of ear infections that have spread to the brain and none of those patients died. ...Read more
Theres a rumor going around that parasites can hatch in your ears and get into your brain is this true how would you know if they was in your ear?
Ear parasites: The person who told you this probably already has something destroying their brain. You can get mites in the ear canal, but they do not get into the brain. Occasionally Ascaris will get into the inner ear from the GI tract, but does not get into the brain. Do not worry about this, it is nonsense. ...Read more
What is the medical term for when your ears are crackly and blocked with distorted sound? I need to swallow or force pressure into them to fix it.
?ET obstruction: The most likely diagnosis is eustachian tube (et) obstruction. This is probably confirmed by your forcing open the tube to ventilate the middle ear space when you swallow or force air through this tube to equalize pressure in the middle ear and the outside barometric pressure. I probably would recommend an ENT doctor or an allergist. But i definitely think you have et dysfunction. ...Read more
Are vauge images in your mind while not closing your eyes to see it like u can't see anything else sharply a hallucination?
Mental Health: Hi this is a great forum, but for mental health nothing beats talking to a specialist in person. It is hard to diagnose or offer advice online. But, this may just be normal. It does not sound like hallucinations to me. There are some great mental health specialists here in the seattle area. ...Read more
Can your vein blow from too much pressure, from the rubber band being too tightened? And if so can you also pass out from this BEFORE knowing it blew?
Vein distension: With a tight band, blood would pool below the vein but bleeding from the distended vein would be unusual. It shouldn't cause loss of consciousness either as the volume of pooled blood wouldn't be large enough to affect blood flow to the heart enough to cause a blackout. ...Read more
Is it true that if you get a thorn/splinter in your foot for example, it can somehow go up into your body, into your heart, etc.? Thank you
How can you tell if a infection is spreading through your body from your tooth) worried it is spreading up to my brain and down to my throat.
Odontogenic infect: You need to see a doctor asap if you feel this way, because this type of infection, if really in progress, can be potentially life-threatening. Do not wait. Go now and i hope that this turns out to be something very mild, but do not want to miss the things that may be severe, no matter how unlikely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on where: Wax softner like murine or debrox can be tried if fluid/water gets trapped due to wax in exrenal ear canal. U need to see ear, nose & throat specialist if fluid is deep to eardrum. Best consult with your primary care dr if anything more than simple wax problem. Good luck. ...Read more
Does anything bad happen to your body in the long term if you start going to the gym and working out when you're 17?
Gym Trainer can help: As long as you exercise, train, and lift with sound technique, going to the gym at age 17 is not only safe, but beneficial to your overall health in the long run. Seeking the assistance and advice of a certified trainer at your gym when you first start attending is also recommended. ...Read more
No: Nothing can cause your eyeballs to pop out. They cannot pop out. ...Read more
Is it possible that you can go through so much distress and trauma that you just can no longer get back to the functioning person you were . ?
No......PTSD: Human psyche.........not yet understood.Example....... killing tour returners. That is rewarded by PTSD like mental health related social security reward. ...Read more
If someone was to snort up the nasal cavity Vicks vapor rub what would be the effects of this to the body. I think a friend is doing this and before i confront her i want more ionfo about how it can hurt your body or if it will.
Your : Your friend is lucky to have someone who is concerned about her health and well being. After some research into the subject, the two main harmful effects of doing this are respiratory (lung) and GI (stomach) issues. The respiratory concerns are impaired breathing which can lead to respiratory distress and even pneumonia, both of which can be deadly. The GI issues are mainly vomiting and abdominal pain, and esophagitis. I hope your friend stops this behavior afte rlearning of the harmful side effects; if not please encourage her to seek help. Take care. ...Read more
Safe?: It would be much safer for you to find something productive to do with your time other than flatulate. ...Read more
Doctors is it true you do 90% of your growing when you sleep? And the other 10% when you're laying down with eyes closed?
I need some advices as i think while cleaning my ear canal i injured it and there is dried blood in it .how to clean that or it will go away by itself?
I always turn bass all the way up on my radio. If you put your hand on the walls you can feel it. You can hear it in the other room(bass). Is it bad?
Too loud=bad hearing: It is well know that too much noise exposure from any source including music from a radio can damage your hearing. And more exposure equals more chances at more damage. Loud music, concerts, loud machines or engines, fireworks, firearms, aircraft, all can damage your hearing. Be sensible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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