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What are some ear disorders?

What are some ear disorders?

EAR DISORDERS: There are many ear disorders ranging from infections, bacterial or fungus.Hearing loss, tinnitus, vertigo, foreign body, otorrhea, perforation, neuroma, impacted cerumen, etc. ...Read more

Dr. Dale Tylor
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Ear Disorders (Definition)

Ear disorders can include problems with hearing, the structure of the ...Read more


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What are common ear disorders?

What are common ear disorders?

Many: Common ear disorders in children are middle ear infections caused by viruses and bacteria. External otitis is an infection of the skin of the outer ear canal and is often caused by instrumentation of the outer ear in an attempt to remove wax. These infections may become chronic. Inner ear injuries are commonly caused by excessive noise exposure and viral infections. Aging and genetics are imp. ...Read more

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What is done for ear disorders?

What is done for ear disorders?

There are lots....: ...Of ear disorders. Start with an evaluation by your primary doctor, then see a specialist if you need to. ...Read more

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Can collodial silver be used for ear disorders?

Can collodial silver be used for ear disorders?

Old remedy.: May help, but no replacement for newer remedies for infection. The only thing I recommend is the use of debrox for removal of ear wax. But if you think you might have an inner ear, or ear canal infection, see your doc! ...Read more

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I was wondering what are some common ear disorders?

I was wondering what are some common ear disorders?

Infections: Middle ear infection and swimmers ear are the most common ear disorders. Deafness is also a common ear problem. There are of course many other issues bt those are the most common. ...Read more

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Has anyone used accupuncture for ear disorders?

Has anyone used accupuncture for ear disorders?

Possible treatment: Accupuncture has been used to help treat inner ear disorders that can cause imbalance and hearing problems. Any time you seek this type of treatment you should be sure you are dealing with a licensed and well-trained practitioner, checking his or her educational and training background. ...Read more

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What are remedies for inner ear disorders?

What are remedies for inner ear disorders?

Too non-specific: We need to know what specifically you are talking about. Inner disorders could be vertigo, hearing loss (sudden or gradual) tinnitus (usually central in origin), meniere's disease, labyrinthitis, positional vertigo or even an autoimmune disorder involving the inner ear. In general there a few treatments for inner ear disorders unless you know more specifically what you mean. ...Read more

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Does all inner ear disorders come with nystagmus?

Does all inner ear disorders come with nystagmus?

Inner ear: All inner ear disorders do not come with nystagmus. You have to differentiate cochlear and vestibular problems which are both of the inner ear. Cochlear problems cause hearing loss and vestibular problems cause vertigo. Nystagmus is the eye responding to vestibular problems of the inner ear in some cases. Central neurologic problems which do not involve inner ear can cause nystagmus, as well. ...Read more

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Can inner ear disorders cause dizziness?

Yes: Your inner ear is responsible for balance and hearing. Any condition affecting the inner ear can affect these two fucntions. ...Read more

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Why can't ear fluid in the middle ear be seen with those who have inner ear disorders?

Why can't ear fluid in the middle ear be seen with those who have inner ear disorders?

Isn't there: Those with inner ear issues do not by their diagnosis, need any middle fluid to be present. Inner ear disorders reflect an attack of the ear nerve, that usually comes through the bloodstream. Someone with inner ear disease can have incidental middle ear fluid and that may be visible. ...Read more

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Why do inner ear disorders make you dizzy?

Why do inner ear disorders make you dizzy?

Balance organ: The inner ear contains both the organ of hearing and an older system called the vestibular system. Injury to the vestibular system usually causes the symptom of vertigo (spinning sensation). This critical system normally functions to orient your head in space and head to the rest of the body. Probably, the most common reason for an injury to this balance system is a viral infection. ...Read more

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Does inner ear disorders cause people to be unable to walk straight?

Does inner ear disorders cause people to be unable to walk straight?

Inner ear problem: Inner ear infections can cause vertigo and unstable walking problems. See an ENT specialist for help. ...Read more

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Can the ER test someone for inner ear disorders if they are having vertigo?

Can the ER test someone for inner ear disorders if they are having vertigo?

Vertigo in the ED: The emergency department can provide treatments to relieve symptoms of vertigo, and to evaluate if it is in the category of a peripheral cause (inner ear) versus a central cause (brain). In most cases, specialized evaluation of the inner ear to determine the specific structural cause is not necessary. For severe or persistent cases, evaluation in the Otolaryngology (ENT) office may be needed. ...Read more

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How can someone live normally with inner ear disorders? The CT scan showed chronic sinusitus and meds help with symptoms but I think was misdiagnosed

How can someone live normally with inner ear disorders? The CT scan showed chronic sinusitus and meds help with symptoms but I think was misdiagnosed

Go back: If you think you were misdiagnosed, talk with your doctor and discuss your concerns. See an ENT specialist if you haven't already. You can always get a second opinion as well just to be sure. ...Read more

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What sort of disorder is an ear disorder?

What sort of disorder is an ear disorder?

Nonspecific term: If u agree that the ear includes a nerve part/bones/drum/canal and outer skin cone;an ear disorder could relate to any piece. I have seen kids born without outer ears, with malformed or misplaced inner ears&without ear canals. There are agents that infect the nerve, middle ear & canal. There are conditions where the hearing is impaired for a variety of nerve or ear issues. ...Read more

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Sir, I am suffering from Ear disease " tinnitus ". Due to severe sounding in ear, I won't get sleep in some days, Can I take "Tagara" medicine.

Tagara: It is recognized as safe to take, but I don't think it will help with your tinnitus. Records show that the herb has been medicinally used in the 16th century in India to treat nervousness, trembling, delirium tremens (acute delirium), headaches and heart palpitations. ...Read more

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Flakey ears in winter. Is it shampoo or disease?

Flakey ears in winter. Is it shampoo or disease?

Probably seborrhea: Flaky skin around the ears is usually caused by a condition called seborrhea that is inherited in many cases but occasionally acquired. It occurs more often in those with immune deficiency (you should get an HIV test). Your doctor or dermatologist can help you with treatment. To start, you should scrub the area with selenium sulfide (e.g. Selsun) shampoo to remove all the flakes daily. ...Read more

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What's a good OTC medicine to help dry up fluid in middle ear?

Pseudo...: Fluid that builds up in cavities such as the sinuses or the middle ear can be treated over the counter with decongestant medications. Pseudoephedrine is an active ingredient of many such decongestants, which is quite effective. Speak to a pharmacist about which decongestant is the best for you. ...Read more

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Is there a particular ear drop medicine that is best for teenagers?

Not necessary: Unless there is a specific problem with the ear no eardrops of any kind should be put in an ear, whether child, teenager or adult. The normal ear makes wax to protect itself and putting drops in the ear or trying to otherwise manipulate it can only lead to problems. ...Read more

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Hi Is there any medicine which can reduce the hissing in ears caused by tinnitus. Thanks?

Hi Is there any medicine which can reduce the hissing in ears caused by tinnitus. Thanks?

Depends: Tinnitus is a vague term, that can come from multiple causes/diseases. The most common is noise induced tinnitus, you may want to see an audiologist to get it diagnosed. If it is noise induced, there is no proven medication however a lot of things have been tried. If it is significant consider noise cancelling hearing aids. ...Read more

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Starting to suspect something wrong with the inner ear. What kind of disorder or problem would cause discomfort?

Starting to suspect something wrong with the inner ear. What kind of disorder or problem would cause discomfort?

Inner ear problem: Discomfort is a difficult symptom to assign a specific cause to. Your best course is to see an otolaryngologist for a complete head and neck examination. Your work-up will most likely include a hearing test +/- balance test depending on your symptoms. A special MRI may be needed. ...Read more

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Hi I just read the ringing in ears is due to tinnitus. Any medicine, drop that can make it better. What can I do now!!!

Investigate.: There's really no medication, sight unseen, that can help tinnitus universally. If your tinnitus is due to inflammation, then there may be a medication that can help. If your tinnitus is due to damage, then this may be permanent. We won't know for sure without an investigation by an ENT physician. ...Read more

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Is there any disease in ear that cause halfdeaf but still curable? What diseases are likely to be in the list? Please don't ask toent because I had :).

Is there any disease in ear that cause halfdeaf but still curable? What diseases are likely to be in the list? Please don't ask toent because I had :).

Deafnes: These conditions can cause mild to moderate deafness: ear infections, fluid in the ear from infection and allergies, exposure to constant noise, impacted cerumen (wax), eardrum perforation, etc. ...Read more

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What sort of disease is cauliflower ear?

What sort of disease is cauliflower ear?

Beat-up ear: Cauliflower ear is a descriptive way to talk about an ear that is be traumatized to the point where it looks like a cauliflower, sometimes permanently. ...Read more

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What is the medicine for curing ear discharge?

What is the medicine for curing ear discharge?

Treat ear discharge: Ear discharge may be caused by infection of the external ear, or infection of the middle ear space associated with a hole in the ear drum. The infection may be due to bacteria, fungi or both. It may be necessary to culture the discharge so that the most appropriate medication can be prescribed. ...Read more

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What sort of disorder is an ear infection?

What sort of disorder is an ear infection?

Depends on location: Viruses can invade the ear nerve, impaining hearing; viruses or bacteria can inhabit the normally sterile middle ear space& mucous= otitis media;germs can invade the ear drum= myringitis/ lots of pain; skin bacteria & fungus can invade an over-hydrated outer canal & cause swimmers ear. Each affliction may be considered an ear infection & each is handled differently. ...Read more