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Maybe: It usually resolves by itself, occasionally you can develop hearing problems. ...Read more
Otitis externa 3days:
Avoid any further trauma to the ear. Do not attempt to remove visible debris or drainage from the ear
stop swimming or exposure to water until the condition improves
apply heat to the ear to control the pain at home
if the person is not allergic to these, try a over-the-counter pain medicines such as aspirin, Ibuprofen (such as advil)
ear drops must be obtain with a prescription from a doctor. ...Read more
Pt preference: There are really no advantages or disadvantages of having long ears. As long as your hearing is adequate/normal, the size of the ear is purely a physical trait, like someone having a larger nose, etc. Some people may find long ears attractive, so I guess that could be an advantage. Best wishes. ...Read more
Long ears: = lengthy pinna or auricle.Get a more detailed answer ›
My mom broke her ear drum membrane and needs to have a long ear surgery. What are the risks involved?
Discuss with surgeon: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Amoxicillin/augmentin & ear drops have not relieved my month long ear pain. I'm seeing my ENT on Thurs, & am wondering what the next steps might be.
Ent: The next is whether or not you are infected or the pain is refered. Also you may have a resistant infection and wil need tubes ...Read more
Ears keep growing: German studies demonstrated after the very rapid growth that occurs until about age 10 there is fairly linear growth of the external ear throughout life. In all parameters studied, female ears showed less increase in post adult growth than male ears. ...Read more
Severe pain near ear: For pain this severe, perhaps you should seek out another doctors opinion and diagnosis to help you. There must be a reason for the pain. It may not be related to your ear. ...Read more
A few days: Ear drops will not help an otitis media, an infection behind the ear drum. They should be helpful within a few days for swimmer's ear (otitis externa), infectious drum blisters (bullous myringitis), or acute otitis media with ear drum rupture. Sometimes the canal swelling in swimmer's ear is so severe that the drops can't get in to work so a wick may be needed in the canal to pull in the drops. ...Read more
How long should ear tubes stay in before needing removed? My daughter has had them from 9 mos to now, age 4 yrs and they haven't fallen out.
Common to shead: Tubes often fall out after 6+ months but may stay functional & in place much longer. I see little reason to get them out unless there problems. I don't like them swimming in the lakes or ponds with tubes but home pools are generally ok. Some ent's would pull them now if you are concerned. You may want to wait until spring to bypass another respiratory season. ...Read more
How long after ears become completely blocked (due to cold) does fluid begin to build up? Can hearing loss be permanent? Could the eardrum burst?
Variable. No. Rare:
Depends on the course of your disease. Sometimes no fluid builds up. Hearing loss is temporary. Eardrum would only burst if you developed pus in the middle ear and pressure built up. Rare.
Use OTC decongestants. Ask your MD about antibiotics. If no improvement, see ENT doc. ...Read more
Think I've had a cold how long can ears feel stuffy n pressure but Drs check ears said no fluid no etd really worried it's inner ear issues?
TMJ syndrome: Temporo-mandibular syndrome is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. Headache, facial numbness, pressure and ear pain and jaw pain are the common symptoms. Proper diagnosis is the key to successful treatment. See Orofacial Pain practitioner for a consultation and treatment options. ...Read more
How long does ear surgery typically take to reshape both earlobes? I've always disliked the look of my big earlobes. Now I've learned that there is an ear surgery procedure that can make them smaller. Will I be awake throughout it or under anesthesia? .
Talk to MD: This procedure should take no more than 2-3 hours. ...Read more
How long does ear surgery take to remove infection? Dr is worried mine is at risk of turning to meningitis, and suggests surgery is my only option
Ear surgery: Uncomplicated case it's very quick but only your surgeon can answer more accurately. ...Read more
Generally, how long is ear surgery in children? Our daughter was born with prominent ears. She is four now and we would like to have them corrected before she starts school so she won't have to face the ridicule of other kids. I'm concerned about her bein
Safe surgery - 2 hrs: Preschool age is a common timing for ear setback or otoplasty procedures. It can be done in a younger or older child but the type of the procedure performed is different. The procedure takes about 2 hours and is under a general anesthetic. Children tolerate the procedure well and are extremely happy and more importantly do not face the ridicule of other kids. ...Read more
I have otis media adult. I ben having pressure top of my head. Diaherra. Off balance. Are these symptoms of this? How long can ear infection last?
How long do ear & sinus infections take to go away? I was put on amoxicillin that ended a couple days ago; still experiencing mucus. It's been 2 weeks
How long does ear drainage last for a ruptured ear drum? Have 28 pills of amoxicillin from doctor, should it go away after I finish them?
Probably: A middle ear infection that burst your ear drum and is draining may be a more aggressive infection. Take the Amoxicillin as prescribed. Your drainage should significantly improve in 2 to 3 days. In that case take all of the pills as recommended. If not improving in a few days call the doctor, you may need something stronger. Call even sooner if you get a stiff neck or bad headache. ...Read more
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