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What exactly can be the cause of my daughter's malformed ear?

What exactly can be the cause of my daughter's malformed ear?

Congenital: Many malformations are congenital defects that could have a genetic cause. Some malformations occur sporadically. Consult with your child's doctor a genetic consultation may be helpful. ...Read more

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What does a humming in your ear mean?

What does a humming in your ear mean?

Tinnitus: Tinnitus is experiencing the sensation of sound that is not physically there. Most forms of tinnitus (ringing in the ear) is very common and not concerning. But when the sound is a pulsing sensation or if it is just on one side it should then be checked by an ENT (it could represent abnormal blood flow associated with different benign tumors) - although this is not common, it must be ruled out. ...Read more

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Treating Swimmer's Ear (Checklist)

Keep water out of ears (use earplugs or shower cap when showering)
Daily
Use eardrops as directed
Daily
Use Tylenol or warm compresses to minimize pain
3x day
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The muscle in my ear makes a double click when I move my head and people around me can hear. Have had this for months. Is this treatable.

The muscle in my ear makes a double click when I move my head and people around me can hear. Have had this for months. Is this treatable.

Not your ear: The sound is not likely coming from the ear itself, or a muscle at all. More likely a ligament or bone in your upper neck is the source. You would be wise to start off with a visit to,your family doctor, especially if he/she is a DO. In any case, a physiatrist may be able to help you sort this out. Good luck! ...Read more

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Treating an Ear Infection (Checklist)

Look for other sources of ear pain besides infection
Once
Ask doc if TMJ (spasm of muscles to jaw joint) is causing ear pain
Once
Know that middle ear fluid isn't necessarily infection
Once
Look for ear pain and ear drainage -- both signs of infection
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What is drumming ears and how can it been treated?

What is drumming ears and how can it been treated?

Tinnitus v thumping: Tinnitus is ringing in the ears. Drumming could mean that, or the feeling of pounding. There are many causes for both. You should have an ENT specialist check you out if it is troublesome or worsening. First, you need to be sure your blood pressure is normal. Here's an interesting link with good information about drumming: http://en.Allexperts.Com/q/audiology-otolaryngology-963/2009/9/. ...Read more

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Treatments for blocked ears?

Treatments for blocked ears?

Depends on cause: Is it wax? Get it removed. Is it fluid behind the ear drum? Consider getting your ear drum lanced. Is it a foreign body? Get it removed. ...Read more

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How to cure ear infectiom?

How to cure ear infectiom?

Antibiotics: With suffering: wait it out and take motrin. To minimize suffering: antibiotics. ...Read more