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What Is Normal Decibel Level For Ear For Kids
Fluid: It isnt normal but it is common. The eustachian tubes dont work well until age 7 or 8. If fluid build up is causing hearing loss or speech problems, then pressure equalizing tubes may be very helpful. If fluid build-up lasts more than a couple months or occurs more than 3 times per year then tubes may help. See ent. ...Read more
Can low iron and being slightly anemic cause "whooshing" sound in ears. If so, will it go away once my iron levels are back to normal.
Not so much: The whooshing sound in your ears implies pressure in the ears, infection, hypertension, or a blood vessel that may be laying across your hearing mechanism. Of course, there can be many other causes, but anemia or low iron would not be on my list of explanations for this type of symptom. If it has only been a short time, great. This could be viral. If it's been a long time, you may need a workup.. ...Read more
My child's ear is swollen tierce it's normal size. There is a large swollen area on her head behind her ear. It is warm. What is going on?
Since I was a kid, the water usually get inside my ears every time I went swimming which gives me discomfort, is my ear normal?
Yes: Everyone can get water in their ears while bathing or swimming. Most of the time, it drains out on its own by tilting your head & perhaps rapping your noggin once or twice. Pulling & manipulating ear while tilted may help, too. Never use Qtips as you may hurt yourself. Check out https://www.zocdoc.com/answers/9300/how-do-i-get-water-out-of-my-ear for more options. See your FamilyDoc if still bothe ...Read more
If a young child is put on oral medication for an ear infection, is it normal for the ear to drain out stuff?
I always feel a bit dizzy, like everything is surreal. Tired all the time. CBC came normal. What else can I check? Magnesium levels? Ear health? TY!
If a young child is put on medication for an ear infection, is it normal for the ear to drain mucus?
Possibly: If the ear drum has ruptured from the ear infection - which is not uncommon.. Then yes you would see drainage from the ear. If there is a rupture (typically very small - pinpoint), it will heal within a week. The medication (i presume an antibiotic) did not cause the drainage. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Child has ear infection and now ear
Lobe looks infected is this concerning or normal with ear infections?
Child had tubes placed in 2years ago and fell out last Nov. He's gotten his first ear infection this year and ENT want to place tubes in,normal or not?
As a kid always had ear infections. Tubes after tubes. Hole in ear at a time. Doc said see fluid/drainage everytime check ears now. Says its normal.
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