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Water Behind The Eardrum Symptoms
It is not water: The fluid in the middle ear is not water. It is usually blood serum secondary to negative pressure from Eustachian tube blockage. At 43 years of age it is probably the result of a viral infection. I would wait no more than 3 weeks. If not spontaneously resolved by then, see an ENT doctor. ...Read more
Does MRI show if I have water behind the eardrum, and does doctors knows also if I do has this, or only special machine can detect this?
Yes: An MRI can show fluid behind the eardrum as well as within the surrounding mastoid air cells and petrous bones. A higher resolution exam would be a ct scan of the temporal bones. I will see about including images of that kind of study on my site so you can see what they look like. Feel free to check here in the next few days: http://www. Conciergeradiologist. Com/ct-scan-images. Html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Otitis media: Fluid behind the eardrum may persist for up to 12 weeks following inflammation. Medications are not particularly good at clearing this up although decongestants may make you feel better. If you have persistent symptoms it is best to see someone. Ear tubes may be indicated for some. ...Read more
Middle Ear Effusion: Can have several causes (ie viral infection, bacterial infection, blocked eustachian tube, lining of middle ear produces too much fluid) and can be independent from otitis media (ome) often happens after cold and the fluid can remain even several months after resolution of ear infection. Important to have otolaryngologist perform otoscopic exam and diagnose cause. ...Read more
Water behind right eardrum. Was prescribed amoxicillin to prevent infection. 3 days later my hearing has gotten worse. No pain at all. Any suggestions?
I have a cold and I was flying. On landing, my ears had a sharp and now I can't hear and there is still some pain. It sounds like water behind eardrum?
Barotrauma: Barotrauma from eustachian tube dysfunction from cold and changes in air pressure when flying. A few tips: chew gum, inhale, and then gently exhale while holding the nostrils closed and the mouth shut; suck on candy, yawn. If no relief, try antihistamines and decongestants by mouth. If still no relief, see ENT doc. ...Read more
Dizziness Day 3. Water behind eardrum, 5 days on antibiotic. My first chiro adjust done same day Low back and a sort of soft gun on neck. Dizzy from?
Middle Ear Problem: The dizziness is most likely from irritation of the middle are from the fluid. If you have no contraindications a decongestant like pseudophedrine could help, a very short course of a nasal decongestant (after about three days the can cause rebound & make things worse when stopped) or nasal steroids may help. It is a little unusual for adult to get ear effusions & this should be checked too. ...Read more
I have 2 perforated eardrums and got water in both from swimming should I use some of my left over eardrops it feels as if water is in there still?
Water in the ear: Sometimes, nothing happens. Often, it is uncomfortable since water does not feel good when it's in the middle ear. It's kind of like water going up your nose. Sometimes, the bacteria in water that contaminates the ear can infect the ear. Then, the infected ear will drain and often be uncomfortable. That will require antibiotic ear drops. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Keep it dry: Not sure exact nature of your question. If you're asking what to do with a perforated ear that gets water in it, the answer is not much. Typical drying drops are going to cause serious pain. If if is a fresh perforation that is draining some fluid, keep it dry--it's likely to heal on its own. ...Read more
I have a small hole in my eardrum and the doctor told me not to get what're in it. What happens if I do get water in it?
Reg dr ref. Me 2 ENT for rupt. Eardrum. B4 appt, she sugstd I use 9 parts water 1 part vinegar to clean it. Is this safe? How much of each exactly?
I hit my eardrum with a q tip and now it feels like there's water in my ear. What does this mean and is it serious?
Ear pain: You should have that seen. You caould have ruptured your ear drum and that should be looked at. Do not put qtips in your ear since they can damage either your ear canal or your ear drum. ...Read more
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