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Dr. Al Hegab
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Leustatin (Overview)

Leustatin is a cancer agent.


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What is eustachian tube dysfunction, bilateral?

What is eustachian tube dysfunction, bilateral?

As follows.: The main symptom is muffled or dulled hearing. You may also have ear pain because the eardrum is tensed and stretched. Other symptoms that may also develop include a feeling of fullness in the ear, ringing or buzzing in the ear (tinnitus) and dizziness. One or both ears may be affected. See ENT doc to manage this problem. ...Read more

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Dr. Al Hegab
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Leustatin (Overview)

Leustatin is a cancer agent.


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Is cladribine a good medication for hairy cell leukemia?

Is cladribine a good medication for  hairy cell leukemia?

Yes it is: Yes, it is. There are other medications besides cladribine that are also used for hairy cell leukemia. Discuss further with your oncologist. ...Read more

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Does Zyrtec help treat Eustachian Tube blockage?

Does Zyrtec help treat Eustachian Tube blockage?

A little if allergic: If you have allergy and your ear pressure it caused by allergic swelling then it may help some. Adding an aerosol nasal spray may also help (only 2 available in the US-Beclomethasone and Ciclesonide) . Liquid or water based sprays with some available OTC are not as effective because they don't reach the Eustachian tube openning. ...Read more

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Can afrin (oxymetazoline) cause eustachian tube problems?

Can afrin (oxymetazoline) cause  eustachian tube problems?

Not usually: If anything afrin (oxymetazoline) helps to open the et opening making it easier on the ears during diving and descending on planes. It may make it too open in which case the ear may feel plugged and you can hear your voice and breathing (autophony). ...Read more

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Can Lipitor (atorvastatin) cause tinnitus?

Can Lipitor (atorvastatin) cause tinnitus?

Not likely: Refer to the pdr for more information. If you have tinnitus, seek an exam with ent. ...Read more

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Ringing ear caused by blocked Eustachian tube is it permanent!!??

Ringing ear caused by blocked Eustachian tube is it permanent!!??

No: This should go away after your tube is unblocked. If it doesn't in a few days please see a doctor. ...Read more

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Is "patulous eustachian tube" the real/medical name for eustachian tube dysfunction?

Is "patulous eustachian tube" the real/medical name for eustachian tube dysfunction?

Is the same: Normally the eustachian tube that connects middle ear to nasopharygeal area , remain closed in this condition it opens intermittently opens ...Read more

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Anyone here prescribe cladribine for hairy cell leukemia?

Anyone here prescribe cladribine for hairy cell leukemia?

Sure: Sure, cladribine is one of treatments for hairly cell leukemia. So, what is the question? http://www.drugs.com/mtm/cladribine.html. ...Read more

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Can eustachian tube dysfunction cause headaches?

Unusual: Eustachian tube dysfunction generally causes ear symptoms such as blocked hearing or ear ache and congestion in the rear of nasal passages is the mechanism of the dysfunction. In my experience headache is not seen in eustachian tube problems, but an otolaryngologist is more qualified to answer your question. ...Read more

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Can hypertension possibly cause clogged ears or blocked eustachian tubes?

Can hypertension possibly cause clogged ears or blocked eustachian tubes?

Unlikely: two common things and may occur together with one NOT causing the other! ...Read more

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Could mild TMJ cause eustachian tube disfunctiion? Could the shifted jaw effect the eustachian tube?

Could mild TMJ cause eustachian tube disfunctiion? Could the shifted jaw effect the eustachian tube?

TMJ Effects: Hi alen, tmj dysfunction can affect the function of the eustachian tubes. To rule out something more serious, you'll want to visit with an ear/nose/throat doc first. If nothing wrong is found with your ear, then see a dentist specializing in TMJ disorders. ...Read more

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What causes clogged in naso gastric tube?

What causes clogged in naso gastric tube?

Thickened fluids: Thickened secretions get 'sticky' and 'clog' the narrow n-g tubes frequent flushing will help. ...Read more

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What is a patulous eustachian tube autophony?

What is a patulous eustachian tube autophony?

Hearing yourself: The term describes a condition in which patients can hear their own breath and voice much louder than normal. It occurs when the eustachian tube (which is normally closed) is open more than normal. This is can be very annoying. Luckily it is much less common than eustachian tube dysfunction in which the tube is more closed than normal (congested) and patients feel like they can't hear as well. ...Read more

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Is sinusitis related to Eustachian Tube Dysfunction since July?

Sinus: Eustachian tube issues usually occur in the context of a bad cold, allergies, plane flights or enlarged adenoids. Sinus issues rarely cause them unless there is a bad postnasal drip ...Read more

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Eustachian tube dysfunction or patulous eustachian tube, what's the difference?

Ear tube issues: The two terms relate to the state of the eustacian tube and the consequences of that state.The patuous description implies the eustacian tube does not open and close in a normal manner. If you station tube is not open and close it is deemed to have dysfunction. This dysfunction may result in autophony, a sensation of hearing an echo in one's head. ...Read more

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Cladribine (Definition)

Cladribine is a macrolide which is a kind of anti-bacterial ...Read more