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Dr. John Leander Po
1,117 Doctors shared insights

Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more


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Is tinnitus and sometimes pulsaitile tinnitus common with otitis enterna? Just started ear drop antibiotics yesterday. Had tinnitus for two months.

Is tinnitus and sometimes pulsaitile tinnitus common with otitis enterna? Just started ear drop antibiotics yesterday. Had tinnitus for two months.

No: Otitis externa involves only the ear canal and has nothing to do with the middle ear where the tinnitus originates. Unfortunately, the exact cause of tinnitus may not be found despite exhaustive studies but with the pulsatile nature, I recommend that you consult an ear specialist ASAP. ...Read more

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I have had a left ear infection for 10 days, lots of tinnitus & hearing loss. On 2nd round of antibiotics. Now having skull pain for 3 days. Concerned?

I have had a left ear infection for 10 days, lots of tinnitus & hearing loss. On 2nd round of antibiotics. Now having skull pain for 3 days. Concerned?

Yes: You should be evaluated by an ENT dr asap, or go to er (where likely will get ct scan) to be sure the infection is not spreading locally into the mastoid air cells, or creating another complication. If you happen to be diabetic or immune-compromized, then go to er. ...Read more

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What causes ringing in ears?

What causes ringing in ears?

TINNITUS (RINGING EAR: It can be caused by several medical conditions and you need to check with your doctor
, following common conditions
allergies, ear infections, hearing loss, wxcessive wax, brain or head injury, stress, hypothyroidism, lyme disease, TMJ disfunction, high blood pressure, meniers disease, otosclerosis, and poor circulation. ...Read more

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Ringing in ears due to mercury in tuna?

Ringing in ears due to mercury in tuna?

I doubt it: Classic mercury poisoning doesn't announce itself this way, and millions of people have tinnitus with no explanation. ...Read more

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Constant ringing in ears could be anxiety?

Constant ringing in ears could be anxiety?

Could be: There are many causes of tinnitus, including stress and anxiety. Best to get a physical exam first to rule out various other conditions first. Then there are many effective treatments for both physical and emotional causes. ...Read more

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Is it ok to have ringing in ears after orgasm?

Is it ok to have ringing in ears after orgasm?

Yes: I am sure that is possible. I would add that if the tinnitus is present for more than 48 hours or is associated with a concommitent hearing loss or continuous vertigo that you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause stuffy full ears and ringing in ears?

What can cause stuffy full ears and ringing in ears?

Wax: It can be an external issue, with cerumen (/wax) buildup that needs removed, or can be an internal problem, with clogged / blocked eustachian tubes. Can also be medication effect, virus, etc. So, should be seen, by your dr or an urgent care dr to identify or rule out the "easy" things. If symptoms persist, follow up with ent. ...Read more

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Tinnitis. Ringing in ears doesn't stop. What should I do?

Tinnitis. Ringing in ears doesn't stop. What should I do?

Doesn't often stop: Tinnitus doesn't often stop no matter the cause. First see an ENT specialist. Noise distraction, eg other sounds like music or white noise can help if no tinnitus treatment is available. ...Read more

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What would doctors recommend to help with ringing in ears?

What would doctors recommend to help with ringing in ears?

Background noise: Keeping a regular droning noise in the background will drown it out and make you apathetic to it. ...Read more

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Any over-the-counter help for someone with ringing in ears?

Amanda Xi Dr. Xi
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Not exactly: Tinnitus [ringing in the ears] is often due to damage to cells in a part of the inner ear and can be caused by normal aging, loud noise, certain medications [including some antibiotics, anti-seizure medications, painkillers], or head or neck injuries. The focus for treatment is finding approaches that help you notice it less, many of which can be very effective! See an ENT or audiologist for help! ...Read more

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Have headache with ringing in ears, also been blacking out?

Headaches: Headaches blacking out very worrisome constellation of symptoms should seek emergency attention. ...Read more

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I keep hearing this high pitch ringing in ears. Is something wrong?

Hearing loss?: May have a hearing loss or past noise exposure and need to see an otolaryngologist. ...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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Constant ringing in ears?

Constant ringing in ears?

Stop the ringing: There are many causes from inner ear infection, to Aspirin intake, to more serious causes such as menier's disease. See an ent. ...Read more

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What cause ringing in ears?

What cause ringing in ears?

Tinnitus: Tinnitus is noise or ringing in the ears. There is no drug for cure. Tinnitus is not a disease, but a condition that can result from many underlying causes.
Rec.: see ENT to rule out secondary pathology. ...Read more

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How can you stop ringing in ears?

Teeth clenching??: One of the reasons for tinnitus - ringing in the ears - is teeth clenching. Trigeminal nerve that controls jaw closing muscles also has a branch that controls tensor tympani muscle that controls ear drum tension. Hence the connection. Have an evaluation by a dentists with expertise in treating temporo mandibular dysfunction (tmd) to check this. ...Read more

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I am experiencing ringing in ears.

I am experiencing ringing in ears.

It could be tinnitus: Or Ménière's disease, have it checked out. High doses of aspirin can also cause these symptoms. ...Read more

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How much should I worry about ringing in ears?

Don't worry get info: Most tinnitus is due to exposure to loud noise. Other causes include meniere's disease, aging, rarely ear wax, drugs, infections and vascular disease. Tinnitus is often accompanied by hearing loss. There are diagnostic tests and treatments for some of the causes of tinnitus. See: www. Dizziness-and-balance. Com/disorders/hearing/tinnitus. Htm for more info. ...Read more

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How fast can I make my ringing in ears go away?

Almost Never: Tinnitus or noises like ringing in the ears have no good treatment. Most of the time they are persistent. There is no proven treatment to get rid of them. Only in acute cases when there is an infection associated it may improve. The only approach is to muffle or hide the intensity of that sound with other noises or sounds. Go to an ENT for evaluation. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for ringing in ears?

Teeth clenching??: One of the reasons for tinnitus - ringing in the ears - is teeth clenching. Trigeminal nerve that controls jaw closing muscles also has a branch that controls tensor tympani muscle that controls ear drum tension. Hence the connection. Home remedies? Try to keep a pen between front teeth which shuts dows jaw closing muscles temporarily. ...Read more

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What to do if I have ringing in ears after concert?

Very common: You see, the loud music is measured in high decibel levels, and persistent intense noise causes immediate tinnitus, but repetitive occurrences can lead to permanent high frequency sensorineural hearing loss. Hate to "rain on your parade", but might consider using small insert in external ear for protection. Available in numerous sporting goods stores. Also, headphones can adjust for frequencies ...Read more

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Ringing in ears after a hot shower. Is this normal?

Ringing in ears after a hot shower. Is this normal?

Sometimes: Increase in blood flow due to hot water in shower (causes dilation of and increased blood flow in vessels) could cause this. Should resolve within several minutes. If ringing persists, or if associated with dizziness, see doctor. Dr R ...Read more

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Ringing in ears fullness behind ears sort of hurts?

Inner ear infection: You may be suffering from an inner ear infection. Go see your doctor who may prescribe antibiotic ear drops if needs be, or refer you on to an ear specialist for further work-up. ...Read more

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What to do if I have ringing in ears for a week now!?

What to do if I have ringing in ears for a week now!?

Tinnitus: 1.Treat the underlying condition, such as removal of ear wax, change medications that might be attributing, vascular causes.
2.Noise suppression, such as white noise machines, hearing aids, masking devices.
3.Medications such as Tricyclic antidepressants or Xanax (alprazolam).
4.Life style changes, such as avoiding caffeine, alcohol, nicotine, mask the noise such as with music, stress management.
5.Vit. B, Zn ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
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Ringing In Ears (Definition)

Ringing in ears = tinnitus = ...Read more