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What is drumming ears and how can it been treated?

What is drumming ears and how can it been treated?

Tinnitus v thumping: Tinnitus is ringing in the ears. Drumming could mean that, or the feeling of pounding. There are many causes for both. You should have an ENT specialist check you out if it is troublesome or worsening. First, you need to be sure your blood pressure is normal. Here's an interesting link with good information about drumming: http://en.Allexperts.Com/q/audiology-otolaryngology-963/2009/9/. ...Read more

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How can ringing in the ear be treated?

How can ringing in the ear be treated?

Treat the cause/meds: Treatment is treat the cause if u can, thats the treatment, if there is no cause found than theatment is difficult, some recommend niacin, but there is no evidence to support it.Gabapentin has been triedin high doses reduces the annoyance level of tinnitus, but did not decrease the volume of noise.Campral was studied in brazil which showed 87%relief of symptoms.Studies are ongoing in us. ...Read more

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Could inner ear damage be treated with ear drops depending on the degree of damage?

Could inner ear damage be treated with ear drops depending on the degree of damage?

No: Neither inner ear or middle ear infection(intact ear drum) or diseases can be treated with ear drops. Ear drops (probably antibiotic ear drops) can be used as treatment for bacterial infections of the external ear canal and for drainage from the middle ear through a perforation of the drum. ...Read more

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Should I be treated if I've been told that I have a little bit of fluid in one of my ears? We were discussing a few things that day.Maybe forgot.

Should I be treated if I've been told  that I have a little bit of fluid in one of my ears? We were discussing a few things that day.Maybe forgot.

Depends: If the fluid is clear and not infected antibiotics will not help. Sometimes a decongestant or sinus wash could help you with this problem. Best to have somebody examine your ear drums before deciding. ...Read more

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What is swimmers ear and how can it be treated?

What is swimmers ear and how can it be treated?

Swimmers ear: Usually seen in the younger age.Usually due to swimming in dirty water. Its an infection of the outer ear canal. Treatment is to use antibiotics. If its a fungal infection then anti-fungals. ...Read more

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How are ear infections treated?

How are ear infections treated?

Oral antibiotics: For children most ear infections are middle ear infections related to poorly developed eustachian tubes resulting in fluid retention which provides an environment for bacterial overgrowth. Antibiotics and pain control are the accepted methods of treatment here in the US. Tube placement is indicated with repeated or chronic infections. Outer ear infections (swimmer's ear) are treated with drops. ...Read more

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How are ear infections treated?

How are ear infections treated?

It depends on where : Ear infections may involve the cavity behind the ear drum (acute otitis media) or the ear canal (swimmer's ear or otitis externa). The former may follow a cold, often clears on its own and otherwise requires a course of oral antibiotic. The latter results from loss of the normal oils and wax and may respond to acidified alcohol drops or to topical antibiotics, sometimes combined with a steroid. ...Read more

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Can cauliflower ear be successfully treated?

Can cauliflower ear be successfully treated?

Very difficult: You'll need an elite plastic surgeon and the outcome is uncertain at best. Like many other fighters, Mr. Couture is proud of his -- I trust you've got a story as well. ...Read more

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Simple cyst inside, near ear, above jaw. 6.4 mm hurts when pressed, how should it be treated? It has grown a little over the past months.

Simple cyst inside, near ear, above jaw. 6.4 mm hurts when pressed, how should it be treated? It has grown a little over the past months.

Hurts when pressed: would imply you probably do not want to keep it. Cysts can be surgically removed by general or plastic surgeon. They need to be completely removed or they grow back. It is an office procedure with local anesthetic. ...Read more

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After i've treated my ear problems, will my tinnitus go away?

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After i've treated my ear problems, will my tinnitus go away?

It depends: Tinnitus from serous otitis media may resolved after treatment if there is no sensorineural hearing lost in that same ear. See an ENT doctor if tinnitus persists! ...Read more