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Otoplasty Gone Wrong
I wokeup weeks ago&my vision was darker colors looked dull.That has gone back to normal but vision stayed blurred Eye doctor can't find anything wrong?
Motto: if an eye Dr.: Can see in, and the patient can't see out, then have a neurologist look into this, or neuro-ophthalmologist to make sure it's not something more serious like MS. Dark colors and blurred vision is not normal. Get a 2nd opinion. It's your eyes! You want to have them for life! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Muffled hearing over 1month doc said ears look ok only poss tmj but won't go away n jaw is fine. What could it be its horrible not hearing ok?
TMJ syndrome: Temporo-mandibular syndrome is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. TMJ syndrome may cause ear pain, ringing in the ears (tinnitus), and hearing loss. Proper diagnosis is the key to successful treatment. See Orofacial Pain expert for a consultation and treatment options. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Swollen turbinates causing stuffy nose 9 months now. Tried everything, no help.Thinking of Somnoplasty but concerned about Empty nose Syndrome??
Mixed up: You're just confused about what you actually have, somno-plasty doesn't deal with nasal turbinates. ENT / Allergist would help you control your nasal symptoms, if you have already seen either, a second opinion is your right , antihistamines and antibiotics aren't the only treatment for nasal problems, good luck ...Read more
My ears wont stop hurting after tonsillectomy, its unbearable I have to wear ear plugs and even then i'm almost crying. Has something gone wrong?
Normal: Ear pain after tonsillectomy is due to the fact that there is a nerve on your throat that actually has a branch thy goes to you ear. So hen your throat is inflamed the nerve in your ear is inflammed(hurts). Unfoturnately it's not an uncommon problem with traditional tonsillectomy. Let your surgeon know and see if changing your pain med is an appropriate option for you. ...Read more
7 to 14 days: Traumatic response from surgery varies from person to person but average response times range from 7 to 14 days. It is important to return to your doctor to be sure that your swelling is normal for the trauma of the procedure or if you have developed a secondary infection. Call your doctor! ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Doc said my muffled noise in ears is TMJ .. No fluid not sick n ears looks good. 3 days now. Is this right?
Had antibiitics for ear infection buts it not gone away.Very loud tinnitis, throbing, pressure, feels like im under water, headache.Im worried!
Go back to doc: If you still have throbbing pressure and headache, your infection may not have resolved. Headaches are not so common with ear infections, unless it's the same type of headache you have gotten many times in the past, so you should be sure to see your doctor again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard bump behind anterior tonsil arch. Ent said its nothing. Just noticed month ago. Why no biopsy? Did largynscopy. Normal. Shoukd I trust him? :(
Trust:: You must trust your treating physician: there can be no doctor-patient relationship without trust. ...Read more
Hole is healing: The hole left by the eartube removal is healing. That's the likely cause of the popping sound you're hearing. If pain evolves or if the popping does not progressively subside, see your ENT doctor. ...Read more
Right side tongue, throat, ear constantly hurt and feel odd.Had sinusitis surgery 3 months ago.ENT looked at my throat with endescope but saw nothing.
Unclear: Need a second opinion and not necessarily. if the ENT doctor is very competent, ask him who would be good for a second opinion. The doc will be forthright and should tell you either an ENT or maybe a neurologist. The cause of pain should be followed up. ...Read more
No pain, couldn't hear. diagnosed middle ear infection. 5days antibiotics, no change. found lump. ear wax removal &could hear. next day blood. normal?
Static noise in left ear seen ENT nothing wrong but they said warn my jar down with grinding had it 5 months what will happen now will it go?
Did a mini face lift,two weeks ,eye still swollen,cheeks swollen,stitches remove from ears,how long before all swelling goes?
2-3 weeks: 2-3 weeks. If longer, see surgeon.Get a more detailed answer ›
I had turbinate reduction 2 weeks ago. 3 days ago my ENT removed the crusts. This helped alot but congestion has returned. Is this congestion normal?
Pus in left tonsil months back.antibiotics made fine bt then left tonsil got crypts look rippled unatractive.i feel fine but why it looks change?worry
Can be normal: The shape of the tonsils can change somewhat over time--the crypts that you describe were probably there but perhaps smaller or less noticeable. If there are symptoms such as pain, bleeding, or enlargement, then the area should be examined further. ...Read more
I'm so concerned about my cold. It's been 4 days & almost all my symptoms are gone but I'm experiencing hoarseness.Will this go away?Is it permanent?…
Son w/cephalohemat. 3 months now, bump's gone, but head is slightly bigger that side, not flat.1ped said its normal, other said plagiocephaly. Im lost?
Head shape: It's not surprising there is a bit of asymmetry. The increased blood flow to the side of the head where the body needed to get rid of the hematoma likely led to a bit more bone growth on that side. The good news is that even if it is plagiocephaly, it is likely to correct itself as he is still very young. Most cases of plagiocephaly self-resolve. Have pediatrician monitor and give it a few months. ...Read more
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