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What can I do to relieve ear aches?

What can I do to relieve ear aches?

See below: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are good remedies for ear aches?

Could you tell me what are good remedies for ear aches?

Why home remedy?: Why a home remedy? If you don't know how to cure this pain, you most likely are unsure of the actual cause. Suggest you see an ENT to diagnose the cause and offer a cure. Better than leaving it alone or searching for a home remedy. Just get seen and get it fixed. ...Read more

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Are ear aches and toothaches related?

Are ear aches and toothaches related?

Infrequently: While dental problems can refer pain to the ear, especially those of TMJ origin, more frequently they are related to other issues. I suggest that you first see a dentist to rule out any dental problems but i also advise my patients to consult with their physician or ENT specialist just to be sure. ...Read more

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I have been having ear aches for so long. What could be causing this and how can I prevent it?

Inflammation: Of the ear drum. If that is the cause the doctor will see a red ear drum and call it myringitis (innflammation of ear drum). It is a sign of oxidative stress associated with the nature of your diet, particularly the sweet junk. Symptomatic relief can be obtained by ear drops containing a litle hdrocortisone. ...Read more

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My dog suddlenly barked really loud and it gave me some little ear aches but they seem to not go away 10 minutes later... My hearing is not impaired.

My dog suddlenly barked really loud and it gave me some little ear aches but they seem to not go away 10 minutes later... My hearing is not impaired.

Loud noise ear pain: Anytime we are exposed to sudden loud noise, we experience cochlear concussion , hearing threshold shift, and some temporary inner ear hair cell damage which the brain will interpret as ringing or pain. This should continue to improve over the next 2-3 days, if not better, need to see ENT for eval and audiogram. ...Read more

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Can HPV cause ear aches?

Can HPV cause ear aches?

No: I am unaware of any direct association between hpv infection and earaches. Hpv has been associated with throat cancer can cause sore throat and chronic earaches. ...Read more

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Can being pregnant cause ear aches?

Not usually : Pregnancy does not cause ear aches typically. Hormonal changes may predispose you to nasal congestion or a stuffy nose, which can lead to plugged, achy ears. See your OB or regular doctor for an ear check. ...Read more

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About once a month I have ear aches and discharge from one ear at a time, lasting a few days in each ear. Going on for over a year now.

About once a month I have ear aches and discharge from one ear at a time, lasting a few days in each ear. Going on for over a year now.

Otorrhea: Causes of ear discharge are many, and include the following: bacterial/viral/fungal infections of the canal or parotid gland, chronic middle ear infection with perforation, neoplasms or other masses, dermatitis, cholesteatoma, granulation tissue, mastoiditis, etc. In short, recurrent ear discharge should be evaluated by an otolaryngologist (ENT)! ...Read more

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I have severe ear pain on the left side, only at night, that is continuously waking me up. There's also a slight ache during the day sometimes. ?

I have severe ear pain on the left side, only at night, that is continuously waking me up. There's also a slight ache during the day sometimes. ?

Please see your: doctor and have your ears checked. There may be fluid behind your ear drum, which could explain why it's only hurting at night, when you're laying down. When you are upright, the fluid will be draining better. This may be from an infection or allergies. ...Read more

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I chewed a piece of mint gum for mostly all of today and a good portion of yesterday. now my ear aches. Could these two be connected?

I chewed a piece of mint gum for mostly all of today and a good portion of yesterday. now my ear aches. Could these two be connected?

Soreness: Place your fingers just in front of your ears and open and close your mouth. You should be pressing on the temporomandibular joint. Are you surprised your ear hurts? ...Read more

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