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How do you remove a foreign object from the ear?

How do you remove a foreign object from the ear?

ENT doc: Not a do it yourself project. You can push it in further and cause damage. See an ENT doc ASAP. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get tinnitis and severe symptoms from a foreign object stuck in my ear lobe?

Is it possible to get tinnitis and severe symptoms from a foreign object stuck in my ear lobe?

Anything is, but. .: A foreign body in your ear lobe would not be expected to produce tinnitus or change in hearing. I don't know what you mean by severe symptoms. Anything is possible, but tinnitus and a process on your ear lobe are not likely to be related. ...Read more

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Can I use a shower head to flush out a small foreign object in my eye?

Can I use a shower head to flush out a small foreign object in my eye?

I would never: You can wet a Q-tip and place the wet end near the object & then gently tease it off the eye. If it will not move, you need to go to an urgent care clinic so they can extract it. An alternative might be using a big bottle of artificial tears to squirt at/flush the object. You cannot control the flow or direction of a showerhead & are likely to do more harm than good. ...Read more

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My 8yo has had for years an infection odor surrounding her head. Inside r nostril shows a swollen red lump. History epistaxis. Foreign object or what?

My 8yo has had for years an infection odor surrounding her head. Inside r nostril shows a swollen red lump. History epistaxis. Foreign object or what?

Foreign body: With the story you tell it is very conceivable that she has a foreign body in her nose. The swollen red lump can represent a response to a foreign body or it may be a nasal polyp she should have an ENT physician take a peek up her nose to verify the problem. ...Read more

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What test should be performed to see if there is an object in the ear - symptoms are sharp stabbing and severe pain?

What test should be performed to see if there is an object in the ear - symptoms are sharp stabbing and severe pain?

Examination: The first step is to have a visual examination of the ears. Your doctor will be able to identify any foreign object or infection. ...Read more

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Need to know if I can use expired ear medicine?

Need to know if I can use expired ear medicine?

Expiration: In general, recommend against use of expired medications. ...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's a good OTC medicine to help dry up fluid in middle ear?

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?

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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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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What medicine will help if my ear hurts.?

What medicine will help if my ear hurts.?

Inner vs outer infxn: Outer ear infection=swimmer's ear can be quite painful. Mild case can be tried at home using vinegar+water (1 to 2 ratio mixture) drops: 3-4 drops 4x/day may help. If severe, need to see doc. Inner ear infection often not as painful, but often requires antibiotic. Tmj can also cause ear pain. Motrin/tylenol/aleve helps pain in general, but I can't tell what you have now. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can I tell if my child has an object in her ear?

How can I tell if my child has an object in her ear?

You can try to look: You can try to look with a flashlight but ear canals can be hard to see into. Take her to your pediatrician if you are concerned. ...Read more

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I was taking these medcines metroprol 50mg, chlorothadone 25mg and nifidipine 60mg within few weeks I started having pain from behind my ear to the n?

I was taking these medcines metroprol 50mg, chlorothadone 25mg and nifidipine 60mg within few weeks I started having pain from behind my ear to the n?

Ear pain may be or: Not related to the medications. Though combination of beta blocker and calcium channel blocker may cause additional drop in blood pressure and pulse. This may cause headaches and dizziness. BP and pulse monitoring during initiation. Talk to the prescriber ...Read more

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How do you get a foreign body out of your ear?

How do you get a foreign body out of your ear?

Variety of methods: If object does not absorb water try the direct flush method in the shower. Do not try this with objects that could expand when wet. If object is a bug you may try floating it out with a few drops of oil. If object is visible and you feel safe it is possible to grab it with tweezers. This requires a steady hand and ear. If object is really wedged then visit your local practitioner. ...Read more

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Ear pain since two days. Any suggestions or home remedies or any medicine?

Ear pain since two days. Any suggestions or home remedies or any medicine?

Suggestions.: If the ear is tender to the touch in the canal, or if it's draining and the canal is swollen, there are drops in the pharmacy for 'swimmer's ear' that may help. Also take over the counter drugs like acetaminophen and ibuprofen. If that doesn't help, you should have a doctor look inside to see if you need an antibiotic for a middle ear infection; something like Amoxicillin or Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). ...Read more

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My father is 56 years old. He has ear buzzing and he hears it espicially when environment is quiet. What're causes and what's its treatement? Drug?

See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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I am 17 week pregnant, one week before my right side ear and head having pain due to cold. Pls recommend one medicine and it will not effect to my baby.

I am 17 week pregnant, one week before my right side ear and head having pain due to cold. Pls recommend one medicine and it will not effect to my baby.

No Treatment Here: Unfortunately we are not prepared to diagnose or treat or recommend treatment for your concerns here on this simple app, you are pregnant. Please see your physician so you can be examined and the appropriate treatment started. ...Read more

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Please tell me if there is any medicine for continiously infected ear piercing?

Please tell me if there is any medicine for continiously infected ear piercing?

Have it evaluated.: It is not good to have an infection for long periods of time. Have it evaluated for proper antibiotic selection. ...Read more

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How would ones eardrum become perforated if no object was inserted into the ear?

How would ones eardrum become perforated if no object was inserted into the ear?

Eardrum: Probably due to an infection in the ear that caused this. Most common cause is from using a foreign object to clean ears. Another cause is with intense pressure changes like seen when flying where to ears chart and get blocked sometimes. ...Read more

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What kind, of medicines can I take for an ear infection?

What kind, of medicines can I take for an ear infection?

Depends: How did you know you have an ear infection? If a doctor had seen you and made the diagnosis, you should follow his/her advice. If you have pain but have not seen the doctor yet, you don't know if it is a middle ear infection caused by bacteria or viruses, or an external ear infection. The treatment is different for each of those conditions. You need to see a doctor if you have not yet. ...Read more

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What medicine can help my ear infection?

What medicine can help my ear infection?

Depends on type: Middle ear infections can be viral and respond to time. They can be bacterial and respond to antibiotics. External otitis can be bacterial, fungal, or result from other inflammatory conditions each requiring different treatment. Best to see your doctor to determine the nature of your ear infection. ...Read more

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I have otitis externa. Is it ok that I don't have any medicine for my ear? I just take pain reliever to ease the pain.

I have otitis externa. Is it ok that I don't have any medicine for my ear? I just take pain reliever to ease the pain.

Vinegar cure: If you are sure you have otitis externa, 4-5 drops of ordinary white vinegar might be able to help you, use three or four times daily. Four or five drops should suffice. ...Read more