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What Causes Fluid In The Ears In Adults
How serious is "fluid in the "ear in adults not caused by swimming. Symptoms are nausea vomiting, and problems with equillibrium, can it be cured.
Vertigo: It sounds like vertigo to me. Your doctor should be able to help. It should not last forever. You should be treated and be better soon. ...Read more
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
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
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.
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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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
Fluid in ear: Yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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