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Noise In My Ear When My Ear Is On A Pillow What Causes It
Can sleeping on my side on my ear to hard or the wrong way on my pillow cause cauliflower ear or the ear cartlidge to be reshaped? Thanks
Not generally: What is your pillow made out of? With normal pillows that should not happen ...Read more
I noticed when i slept on my right side with my ear down to pillow-my right ear would pop/click all night. What could be going on?
I woke up and there was blood on my pillow and then dry blood around and in my ear,no pain, and I use q-tips everynight...Any ideas of what it is?
No, physiology: Our hearing works by 2 mechanisms: air conduction (transmitted from external sounds) and bone conduction (transmitted from internal sounds). Normal anatomy: your carotid artery traverses the bone that makes up your inner ear. When you occlude your external auditory canal by lying down, you "turn off" air conduction allowing you to hear the always present but much softer bone conduction. ...Read more
I regularly get acne behind or slightly below my ear lob on either side. They get quite big and usually very deep. I have changed face wash/pillow ca?
A few options: For over the counter methods try using products that have benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, alcohol, and acetone. For prescription treatments you may be prescribed antibiotics, retinoids or vitamin a derivatives, azelaic acid, oral contraceptives, or spironolactone. Always ask a dermatologist about the possible affects and the risks vs benefits of each treatment. Make sure it's best for you. ...Read more
Yes this is : Common and normal.Get a more detailed answer ›
When I go to sleep, I can feel my heartbeat in my ear that is against the pillow. And sometimes in my stomach. Not rapid pulse. Is this normal?
Yes!: frequent concern I hear about at least once a week. Physicians call it "cardiac awareness". No one knows why/when it occurs. If not rapid I wouldn't worry about it. ...Read more
What type of ear infection do I have? My ear gets sharp pains whenever i move my head, i can touch my outer ear but it hurts when i apply pressure (like laying my head on a pillow), i feel like something is draining when i sit my head up or tilt it to the
You : You need an exam to determine what kind of infection you have. You could either have an outer ear infection (also known as swimmer's ear) or you could have a middle ear infection with a burst ear drum causing the sudden drainage. Since both of those need antibiotic treatment, you should go see a doctor. Good luck! ...Read more
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