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Left Ear Is Stuffed
Most of the time yes: You should have a physician look into your ear to determine the exact cause. ...Read more
Been very stuffed up for a few days with a lot of snot. Now I hear a dull constant pulsating sound in my left ear. What is this?
Eustachian trouble: Eustachian tube normally allows air from throat to reach middle ear behind eardrum. Congestion blocks the tube so ear feels plugged. There's not much that will help except time. Afrin nasal spray might. It's not typical for this to cause a buzzing noise. Sometimes a virus can affect the inner ear where sounds generate nerve signals. If the abnormal sounds persist, see your doctor. ...Read more
It's been 3-4 days started with little sore throat, seems like pain is on left side, my nose is also stuffed left side and left ear feels full. ..?
I'm having sharp pains on the left side of my head in front of the left ear that comes and goes. It just started within the last 2 hours.
DrFloYes, Aunt FloNo: If it's in the temple (whether you're Jewish or not) it might be concerning. It's only been 2 hours so somewhat early to draw conclusions- so take some ibuprofen and see how it goes. Press around the temple area for any tenderness. If it's tender then you should probably see a doctor, especially if your vision in that eye changes. If it persists or worsens today see someone (no, not Aunt Flo). ...Read more
A small pain comes and goes in seconds inside the head near left ear. Started frm yesterday. Had some ten times per day and still continuing the same.
Most likely fluid: Many people will hear their heartbeat transmitted through fluid in the middle ear, like one gets with an infection or after an airplane ride. It could be something serious, so if it doesn't go away, you should see an ENT doctor. ...Read more
Not usually,: There may be hearing loss in one ear. Causes vary. The easiest to treat is when the hearing loss is due to wax build-up, which is easily removed by a trained professional who diagnoses it after examination. Don't use Q-tips! Or stick anything else in your ears. "The only thing that should go in your ear is your elbow or a piano." See a doc to find out what's going on. ...Read more
Ear vs TMJ: Could be an infection in your ear. Could be your TMJ. Other TMJ symptoms include clicking jaw joint or limited oral opening. If you have other signs of TMJ problem, see oral surgeon for exam/suggestions. ...Read more
Hard to say: Buzzing in one ear can mean several things. You might have something stuck in the ear canal, especially a plug of ear wax. Or there might be nerve damage, especially from exposure to loud noise. Can you hear normally from that ear? If not, you may want to see an md to get wax removed or to rule out "sudden hearing loss, " which can lead to permanent loss of hearing. ...Read more
See below: Sometimes during a cold the eustachian tube (s) swell shut, giving sensation of fullness in middle ear or preventing fluid from draining. Otc decongestant like sudafed &/or chewing gum can help open tube for symptom relief. Caution if u have high blood pressure as decongestants can elevate bp; if this is your case, consult with doc before using decongestant; may need temporary increase in BP med. ...Read more
See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
Various causes: Might be otitis externa (ear canal infection) or eczema (as other doc suggested) or seborrheic dermatitis, which can affect ear canals as well as pinna & external auditory meatus (although usually both sides are affected). Anti-dandruff shampoos & antifungal creams (lamisil) can help. If pain is involved, see fp or ent. ...Read more
See a dentist and md: You need to be evaluated to determine the cause of your pain. As a dentist I always want a medical doctor to rule out perpetuating factors that can cause these problems before I do anything dental. Dentistry's treatment is more about the muscles than short legs, rotated pelvis, metabolic diseases, cancers, infections etc. ...Read more
Wax or...: Typically occulsion of the ear canal by excessive wax or significant serous fluid in the middle ear can cause the abrupt onset of these symptoms. A simple exam by your doctor with an otoscope will provide the answer. ...Read more
Ear pop: If the ear pop does not happen in the first day, it will likely not occur. You will likely gradually regain hearing and pressure over a few eeks. If it persisits it should be examined ...Read more
See your MD: Baet to see your otlaryngologist. May be fli\uid in the middle erar. ...Read more
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