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What is the cause and treatment for clear fluid ear drainage?

CSF?: When i hear clear fluid from the ear, i worry about spinal fluid leaking through a hole in one's eardrum. If that is the case, this needs to be fixed surgically. Depending on location and size, it can be done through an ear surgery (transmastoid) or needs to be done through a craniotomy. ...Read more

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Is surgery for drainage of fluid a safe option for treatment of glue ear for a three year old?

Is surgery for drainage of fluid a safe option for treatment of glue ear for a three year old?

Yes, it is very safe: Myringotomy with ear tubes is a very safe, nearly painless procedure that takes about 5 minutes under mask sedation. Tubes are recommended when fluid has persisted longer than 3 months and impairs the hearing, or when a child has had 4 painful middle ear infections in the past 6 months. For more information, see the video at http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=aitswaq711k. ...Read more

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Had treatment for external otitis, then my ear worsened started ringing 24/7. Had a painful pop, felt fluid in my ear and it seams much better now.?

Had treatment for  external otitis,  then my ear worsened started ringing 24/7. Had a painful pop, felt fluid in my ear and it seams much better now.?

Blockages opened.: Congrats! the pressure that was build up through the inflammatory processed has been released and and inflammatory fluid has washed out of your ear. Keep clean please. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for chronic middle ear fluid?

What is the treatment for chronic middle ear fluid?

Tibes: If you have had a middle ear ear effusion (fluid) for more than 3 or 4 months and you have a hearing loss of 20 to 30%, a very simple and safe procedure performed by any competent ENT doctor is an incision into the ear drum under local anesthesia, aspiration of the fluid, and insertion of a ventilation tube. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for fluids in middle ear and popping ears?

What is the best treatment for fluids in middle ear and popping ears?

Antihistamine: There are plenty of antihistamine non-prescription drugs in the market that can open up your sinuses. Afrin spray for a few days works well, unless you have high blood pressure. ...Read more

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Fluid in ears and ear infection, treatment?

Fluid in ears and ear infection, treatment?

Age matters : I'm a pediatrician, but hope i can still give you helpful advice. In babies and children, we treat ear infex based on the degree of illness and/or discomfort with the infex. Fluid can be present behind the eardrum with an acute ear infection. If it does not resolve and/or it's adversely affecting one's hearing, we are quicker to act on that. See an ENT (ear/nose/throat) specialist. ...Read more

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Treatments for blocked ears?

Treatments for blocked ears?

Depends on cause: Is it wax? Get it removed. Is it fluid behind the ear drum? Consider getting your ear drum lanced. Is it a foreign body? Get it removed. ...Read more

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What are some natural treatments for swimmer's ear?

What are some natural treatments for swimmer's ear?

Vinegar: One of the most common home remedies is a weak vinegar solution. Used distilled vinegar and not one of the flavored versions such as balsamic, and dilute it please. Be well, dr. Fred www.Cornerstoneplasticsurgery.Com. ...Read more

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Are there effective natural treatments for puncture wound of the ear?

Are there effective natural treatments for puncture wound of the ear?

Evaluate cartilage: Minor injuries effecting the soft tissues only are likely to heal uneventfully but injuries involving the cartilage should be evaluated and may require approximation or disrupted cartilage and/or antibiotics. ...Read more

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