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Remedies For Fluid Behind Ear Drum
Negative pressure: In order for the ear to work properly air from the outside of the ear drum has to be balanced by air on the inside of the eardrum. In an intact ear drum the only way for air to get into the middle ear space is up the eustachian tube. If the eustachian tube doesn't work well the air inside the middle ear gets used up creating a negative pressure. Eventually this pressure can become so low that fluid is sucked from the lining of the middle ear space.
Diag. As fluid behind ear drum without infection. How can I aid in draining fluid and avoiding an infection? Normally so painful?
Nasal: Antihistamines and steroids, go to your doctor for prescription.
Nearly fainted while standing in heat for 15mins. Given dexamethasone yesterday. Taken Singulair last night. Fluid behind ear drum.
Dehydrated?: If you nearly fainted in a hot environment, it is more suggestive of dehydration than drug side effects. Ear involvement may also cause vertigo in some cases,
Had fluid behind ear drum for over a year now its so bad that I have pressure between my ear and sinuses causing right side of my head to hurt?
ENT: You may need a tube placed to help with drainage and pressure. All the best. I hope you feel better soon.
Fluid behind ear drum sinus pain behind eye and in temple that comes and goes. What causes it and what should I take until ENT appt?
My right ear has been blocked for two weeks, the ENT said I have fluid behind my eardrum, what can I do to help remedy?
Pop your ears: Assuming you don't have a past history of ear problems this is likely a temporary issue. Pinch your nose and blow to clear your ears, just like on an airplane. Many ENT docs will use an oral steroid and then, if the fluid does not clear, make a small. Temporary hole in the eardrum to drain the fluid.
Reoccurring scales that build up inside my ear/inner shell/ in crease behind ear/ I can only remove scrubbing after a shower. Psoriasis? Treatment?
Scales: Dermatitis, possibly contact, allergic. Stop any alkaline soaps, alkaline shampoos, hair sprays. Apply OTC cortisone cream 2-3 times /day
Peroxide: NEVER behind ear drum. In from to ear drum does not work very well in most. Get ear softening stuff from pharmacy and the syringe to blast it out if Dr says OK
Is stemetil effective in treating the aftermath of liquid trapped behind ear drum as result of ear infection? Read it's anti psychotic, got scared
Ask Dr to explain: This is a common choice for ear infections (inner) in the british empire. Ask the doctor to explain how it works. This troubles me too, but for many years now, drugs developed for one thing were seen to have additional effects and the companies said, "why not? " so, side effects have become agents on their own. It's like the b side of a record becoming a hit!
Fluid, ear drum two days ago. Used "swim-ear" over-the-counter and it burned 2nd time used, woke up clogged with hearing loss. Home remedy? Fly wed!
Need ear checked: Swim ear is an alcohol-based ear drop, hence the reason it burned. If your ear is clogged, it is difficult to determine the exact cause without looking at the ear. It could be the that you had wax in your ear that liquified and is now coating your ear drum or if you somehow developed fluid in the middle ear. Best to get it checked before you fly.
My ear is bleeding and my girlfriend looked in it and says it lioks like it could be my eardrum. Should I go get it checked or is there a home remedy?
Yes: Antibiotic ear drops can be prescribed to treat outer and middle ear infections even with a perforation. Sometimes oral antibiotics are needed for middle ear infections alone or with the drops. The other pressing issue is the "holes" you were born with. That is unusual and you should see an ENT doctor for full exam and hearing test.
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