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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See Your Doctor: 17 yrs old, "bronchospasm" is a term for reactive airways triggered by respiratory infections, allergies, exercise. The airways constrict, resulting symptoms are cough, wheezing, shortness of breath. Repeated attacks lead to the diagnosis of Asthma & can be life-threatnening. Diagnosis can be challenging however treatment is effective & preventive. See Doctor for correct diagnosis & treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My sister's eardrums pain only while talking to someone on phone. What can be the cause? Otherwise it is fine and she can hear properly
Cell?: If it is cell phone may be due to the radion from the phone. Some people are very energy sensitive ...Read more
Just diagnosed...: ...at age 36? Usually it is diagnosed in childhood or adolescence. Asperger's is a type of autism with normal intelligence and language development. People with Asperger's have a difficult time relating to other people (the very definition of autism) and stereotyped interests or behavior. Asperger's is no longer a separate diagnosis in the DSM-5 and is now part of "autism spectrum disorder". ...Read more
Protect: Avoid things that make you break out, soaps & wetness. Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bathe only with a small amount of mild unscented soap, such as dove. Keep the water temperature cool or warm, not hot. Use the medicine your doctor gave you. Use a plain moisturizer daily. Avoid scratching or rubbing the itchy area. Manage stress. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Just found out I have severe ear infections. My left ear is worse and has swoshing sounds. How can I stop this? Also can this infection affect vision?
Add a Decongestant: What medication are you on? If you have not been taking a decongestant, you could use one - it could help. You could also try to gentle auto insufflation (pinch the nose while gently exhaling, forcing air back through the eustachian tube and repressurizing the ear). Ear infections should not cause you to have any vision problems. It may be sinus related or due to something else. ...Read more
Multple causes: Laryngitis is an inflammation of the vocal folds causing hoarseness. However, the term laryngitis is really a non specific term meaning hoarseness or roughness of the sound of the voice. As such, the causes of hoarseness are multiple and include infection, nodule, polyp, granuloma (gerd) and even tumor. The diagnosis can be found if a doctor looks at your larynx with a scope. It is not caught. ...Read more
How do you get rid of a wooshing sound in ear. I've been told i can have tenittus but not sure and i experience headach and ear ach what can it be?
See below: It depends on the cause. Symptoms like these can only be adequately diagnosed through a thorough evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more
I used to have ear infections, they stopped but my ears are somewhat watery. The doctor told me my ear drums are scared. What can be a probable cause?
I have a sinus infection and there is a clicking noise in my ear, is there anyway to stop this as it is really irritating me and i can not stand it?
Eustachian tube : The tube that allows air to move into the middle ear from your throat is opening and closing creating the noise. It should gradually improve as the swelling in the tube related to the infection deminishes. If you hold your nose and pop your ears it may quit clicking for a while, but it may take a while for it to clear. ...Read more
My ears hurt a lot and it has been like that for a long time what could it be and what is the treatment?
If my left ear is deaf and I have tinnitus in right ear and it is increasing day by day , what can I do to treat this?
Go see an ENT: It sounds like this is something that needs to be looked at pretty quickly. ...Read more
Streph throat test: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a streph throat test. If you have streph throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future compications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more
Constant ringing (tinnitus) in ears. Realized I use q tips, I heard it can cause this. Is it because of loss of hair inside ear? How soon will it heal
Tinnitus: Tinnitus is noise or ringing in the ears. A common problem, tinnitus affects about 1 in 5 people. Tinnitus isn't a condition itself — it's a symptom of an underlying condition, such as age-related hearing loss, ear injury or a circulatory system disorder. Although bothersome, tinnitus usually isn't a sign of something serious. ...Read more
Is it possible to treat a scarred eardrum? I apparently have conductive loss. What else could be causing conductive loss, and how can it be treated?
See an ENT: Scarring of the eardrum (myringosclerosis) is common in people who have had ear infections or surgery and rarely causes hearing loss by itself. Conductive hearing loss occurs for many reasons, most of which can be fixed. You should consult with an ENT specialist to get a better idea of what can be done to help you. ...Read more
S aureus: Staph aureus is a bacterial infection that can be spread in many different ways, including physical contact. ...Read more
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