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Doctor insights on: What Causes Fluid In The Ears In Adults

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Does allergies cause fluid in the ears?

Does allergies cause fluid in the ears?

Allergies fluid ears: Yes it can but need someone to look in ears and see.
And then make recommendations. ...Read more

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Does allergic rhinitis cause fluid in the ears?

Does allergic rhinitis cause fluid in the ears?

Probably: Fluid in the middle ears, indirectly, as inflamed nasal mucus membrane would block the Eustachian tubes openings in the throat through extended inflammation in the area. Fluid in external ears is unlikely to be caused by allergic rhinitis. Nasal saline irrigation and nasal sprays of different kinds, would help reduce nasal inflammation and open up Eustachian tubes to ventilate the middle ears ...Read more

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Can fluid in the ears cause popping sound in ears when swallowing, dizziness, nausea, headache/pressure? What is a natural cure for this if so.

Can fluid in the ears cause popping sound in ears when swallowing, dizziness, nausea, headache/pressure? What is a natural cure for this if so.

Ear fluid: Ear fluid can result from nasal congestion, I see you have an inhaler, do you also suffer from nasal allergies? Treating the latter will control the fluid in the ears and the dizziness, headache, etc will ease. See an allergist for a long term treatment that does not involve medications. ...Read more

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Can snoring cause fluid in the ears? I have allergies/reflux which are semi controlled but ENT and allergist state I have constant fluid in ear.

Can snoring cause fluid in the ears? I have allergies/reflux which are semi controlled but ENT and allergist state I have constant fluid in ear.

Possibly: If the reflux irritates the eustachian tube as it leaves the middle ear to the throat this might be related to blockage and fluid in the middle ear. This can be eustachian tube dysfunction. Your physician can help clarify this ...Read more

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What does fluid in the ear mean in an adult?

What does fluid in the ear mean in an adult?

Same as a child: It is fluid behind the ear drum as a result of congestion of the eustachian tube and backed up fluid. Can cause mechanical decrease in hearing. Will clear. Chiropractic and craniosacral therapy or osteopathic adjustments will help a lot. ...Read more

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I have had fluid in ear for months keep giving different antbotics what is this cause from?

I have had fluid in ear for months keep giving different antbotics what is this cause from?

Serous otitis media: Sounds like serous otitis media. A non infected collection of fluid behind the eardrum. This is why various antibiotics haven't worked. May want to have an ENT doc look at it to confirm the diagnosis and consider treatment vs continued watching. ...Read more

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What causes fluid out of your ear?

Time or myringotomy: If you have serous fluid behind the ear drum, either waiting or lancing the ear drum are options. By making an incision on your ear drum, you would get almost instantaneous relief.

If you mean fluid within your ear canal, if your ear drum is intact, a drop or two of rubbing alcohol will break the air bubble. ...Read more

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Condition that causes fluid in the ear not from swimming?

Condition that causes fluid in the ear not from swimming?

Allergies possible: When there is fluid behind the eardrum this can cause a sense of congestion, crackling ears and at times severe dizziness or headache. Allergies are commonly the cause and draining the ears internally by using some guaifenisin at 1200mg twice daily and some loratadine or other antihistamine can help significantly. Sinus infection can ensue if the fluid remains undrained. ...Read more

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What causes fluid to build up in the ear when I drink, I get fluid in the ear?

Pressure change: Fluid builds updue to a change in pressure, which can be secondary to infection, altitude change or even allergy. When you drink liquids, they do not go into your ears. ...Read more

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Which sinuses cause fluid in the ear, and how?

Which sinuses cause fluid in the ear, and how?

Fluid in ear: Most fluid conditions in the middle are due to eustachian tube inflammation, infection and dysfunction. ...Read more

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How does fluid in ear cause vertigo?

How does fluid in ear cause vertigo?

Phleboliths: Phleboliths are tiny stones or particles inside the fluid-filled semicircular canals; if one of these tiny particles becomes stuck on the cilia (tiny hairs attached to nerves and sensing the fluid movement within the canals), the result is a spinning sensation (vertigo). This is one cause of vertigo. One can be taught the epley maneuvers to dislodge a phlebolith. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a bad tooth cause fluid in the ear?

Generally: No. However a lower molar that is dying may refer pain to the ear. Please see your dentist and have the tooth evaluated and fixed. ...Read more

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Can having fluid in my ear cause long term problems if untreated?

Maybe: It usually resolves by itself, occasionally you can develop hearing problems. ...Read more

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I have an e.n.-m (?) prb. I believe the cause is a 2 ear inf. That resulted in a hole in ear - severe pain at cold, 'hear' fluid sonetimes in ear. Thxs

I have an e.n.-m (?) prb. I believe the cause is a 2 ear inf. That resulted in a hole in ear - severe pain at cold, 'hear' fluid sonetimes in ear. Thxs

Needs to be checked: You have problem with your middle ear for two years. I will get it checPked by your Primary Care Physician and you may need referral for a ENT Specialist ...Read more

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I have fluid in my ears can it cause dizziness?

I have fluid in my ears can it cause dizziness?

Yes: It certainly can. It can upset your vestibular system, and cause dizziness. Be seen by your physician for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes fluid behind ear drum?

What causes 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. ...Read more