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Today I had a sudden loud ring noise in my ear and as I was sitting my vision became slanted momentarily. I might have been dehydrated. What is this?

Today I had a sudden loud ring noise in my ear and as I was sitting my vision became slanted momentarily. I might have been dehydrated. What is this?

Dehydrated: We don't have enough information as you didn't even provide us with your age let alone any medical or social history. If you think you were dehydrated then be mindful of keeping well hydrated with water during the day. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Clean up ears?

Clean up ears?

Be careful: You can clean the outsides of your ears with soap and water. Be careful not to put anything (q-tips, bobby pins, pens, fingernails) into your ear canals- you can do serious harm. So long as your eardrum is intact, you can use mineral oil to keep the wax accumulation down in the canal. If you are unsure, please see an ENT who can advise you more directly. ...Read more

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Hot ears symptom of what?

Hot ears symptom of what?

Possible infection: May be an infection or a dermatitis. Get eval if persists. ...Read more

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What type of test are for ears?

What type of test are for ears?

Many: This depends a great deal on the history of your symptoms, and family history and any other pertinent information during an interview. There is the whisper test, the two word test, the finger rub test, The Weber and Rinne utilizing the tuning fork, The is the otoscopic exam, pneumatic otoscopy, tympanogram, and audiologic testing. This list is not complete, but just a start of the basics. ...Read more

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Why would a child put things in ears?

Why would a child put things in ears?

If a child has...: ...An orifice, they will put something into it. I have taken beads, toy shoes, toy tires, cloth flowers, peas, blueberries, jelly beans, wads of tissue, and lots of other things out of ears, noses, and genitals. They do it because they can, because they don't know they shouldn't, and to see what happens. ...Read more

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When is it ok to pierce my baby's ears?

When is it ok to pierce my baby's ears?

3 months or 13 years: Children grow up just fine without getting their ears pierced. Earrings snag on things. Earrings come off and become a choking hazard. If parents feel they need pierce their baby's ears, wait at least until the baby is 3 months old. Otherwise, children can get their ears pierced when they become teenagers, a time when they start learning more about personal grooming and cosmetics. ...Read more

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How do I treat constantly flaking ears?

How do I treat constantly flaking ears?

You can try: an over the counter mild steroid cream like Hydrocortisone 1% and a mild over the counter cream like Lotrimin (clotrimazole). Also generous moisturizing might be helpful. Having a doc take a look may be helpful if these conservative measures do not help. ...Read more

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What to do if ears keep ringing. help!?

What to do if ears keep ringing. help!?

Consider: Ear/Nose/Throat Specialist evaluation to help determine cause of tinnitus. ...Read more

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How come some cultures pierce baby ears?

How come some cultures pierce baby ears?

EAR PIERCING: Ear piercing is still being done until now. It depends on the choice of the mom and their culture. ...Read more

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What is drumming ears and how can it been treated?

What is drumming ears and how can it been treated?

Tinnitus v thumping: Tinnitus is ringing in the ears. Drumming could mean that, or the feeling of pounding. There are many causes for both. You should have an ENT specialist check you out if it is troublesome or worsening. First, you need to be sure your blood pressure is normal. Here's an interesting link with good information about drumming: http://en.Allexperts.Com/q/audiology-otolaryngology-963/2009/9/. ...Read more

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Constant buzzing in ears. Double voision and dizzliness?

Med EVAL: I do not know the cause of your symptoms but i would recommend prompt medical evaluation. The double vision and dizziness are of particular concern. ...Read more

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Help unblocking ear?

Help unblocking ear?

Lets look inside: We'd need to look inside. It's probably wax try some ear drops to soften things up. It may fall out on its own. Don't use qtips. You may puncture your ear drum and lose your hearing. ...Read more

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Ear noise loud music

Ear noise loud music

Without : Without knowing anything else other than "ear noise" and " loud music" i would guess you have tinnitis secondary to some degree of acoustical trauma. The appropriate thing to do would be to obtain an audiogram ( hearing test). ...Read more

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What is surfers ear?

What is surfers ear?

Extra bone: This is extra bone growth (exostosis) in the canal from the cold water. Nobody understands why it happens. It's not an infection like swimmer's ear. ...Read more

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How can I pop my ears?

How can I pop my ears?

Chew gum: Or open you jaw as wide as you can. Closing your nose and mouth while blowing out can be dangerous if you do it too hard, you can rupture your eradrums! ...Read more

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Constant rining in ear?

Constant rining in ear?

Tinnitus.: Didn't see your age or whether this is one sided, but....It needs explanation. Most tinnitus is bilateral and associated with significant noise exposure and age. Some medications can cause this but again both sides. See your doc and have an audiogram. ...Read more

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My ears aren't working?

My ears aren't working?

See your doctor: You will need some testing to see what is going on. ...Read more