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Doctor insights on: Yoga To Avoid Repair Of Eardrum Hole

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How could I repair damaged / ruptured eardrums?

How could I repair damaged / ruptured eardrums?

TREAT THE CAUSE: If it is sponntaneous rupture dut to an infection, you need antibiotics and pain meds and there is healing on its own
but if it is traumatic due to puncture with a sharp object than wait for two months and if it does not heal than surgery called tymanoplasty can be done to close the hole. ...Read more

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Yoga (Definition)

The term yoga comes from a sanskrit word which means yoke or union. Traditionally, yoga is a method joining the individual self with the divine, universal spirit, or cosmic consciousness. Physical and mental exercises are designed to help achieve this goal, also ...Read more


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Eardrum repair cannot be done, what are other options?

Eardrum repair cannot be done, what are other options?

Hearing aid: It is very unusual that a tympanic membrane cannot be repaired. If it absolutely cannot be fixed, a hearing aid may be of benefit. ...Read more

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I ruptured an eardrum yesterday on a flight. Doc says I had a major infection & is now treating w/antibiotics. Should I avoid flying? For how long?

I ruptured an eardrum yesterday on a flight. Doc says I had a major infection & is now treating w/antibiotics. Should I avoid flying? For how long?

Yes.: Avoid any significant or rapid changes in barometric pressure other than those caused by the weather until infection has cleared and you have a follow up exam to ensure that. ...Read more

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Can one have equilibrium issues (balance, lightheaded)from a perforated eardrum? Ear feels constantly blocked. Not candidate for surgery to repair it.

Can one have equilibrium issues (balance, lightheaded)from a perforated eardrum? Ear feels constantly blocked. Not candidate for surgery to repair it.

Yes: More importantly, one has increased risk for severe inner ear infection affecting the balance apparatus within the ear. Fluid build up within an ear (infectious or not) can cause some disequilibrium, but this pressure would be released if the drum is open; thus infection may be more likely. Continue to keep your physician informed of any symptoms. ...Read more

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Should I be worried about fluid behind the eardrum?

Should I be worried about fluid behind the eardrum?

Fluid in ears: Typically, it is not a big problem. Many groups feel that we should only treat it with decongestants. If it becomes very painful or your hearing is seriously affected, I would see your doctor or ent. ...Read more

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Is it possible to remove fluid trapped behind eardrum? How?

Is it possible to remove fluid trapped behind eardrum? How?

Fluid: Fluid can be pushed out by popping the ears (valsalva manuever). If you can get the ear to pop then you are forcing air up the eustachian tube into the middle and simutaneously forcing fuid out the tube. Afrin (oxymetazoline) and sudafed help open the tubes. Also, sugery to puncture drum will allow fluid to come out. Often a pressure equalizing tube is put in to keep the drainage port o[pen for several months. ...Read more

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Feel like something is trapped behind eardrum will it go away?

Feel like something is trapped behind eardrum will it go away?

Foreign body: It would be hard for you to know if it's "behind" the ear drum.
If you feel something in your ear canal, see an ENT doc for assessment. ...Read more

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Hoping you can tell me, is retracted eardrum a cause for concern?

Hoping you can tell me, is retracted eardrum a cause for concern?

By itself? No: If the retracted eardrum is associated with smelly drainage, then you can be developing a cholesteatoma. ...Read more

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Could mild eardrum damage fixed by itself? What are the symptoms?

Eardrum damage: Yes. Eardrum damage causes severe pain with or without bleeding. It can get infected as well if not diagnosed by a doctor. Small perforations tend to heal well. ...Read more

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Any quick DIY methods for getting water out of behind the eardrums?

Any quick DIY methods for getting water out of behind the eardrums?

Inner ear problem: The sense Of fluid within your ears may not be curative easily with over-the-counter remedies. Exam will be needed right away. Sometimes "eustachian tube dysfunction" can lead to these hearing problems. ...Read more

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Will wearing earbuds all the time actually do any damage to the eardrum?

Will wearing earbuds all the time actually do any damage to the eardrum?

Probably not: Earbuds probably won't affect your eardrum. However, prolonged noise exposure will lead to hearing loss. ...Read more

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My eardrum often buzzing by itself, and it's kinda hurt. How to cure it? I don't use headset.

My eardrum often buzzing by itself, and it's kinda hurt. How to cure it? I don't use headset.

Buzzy Bee: Get that buzzing bee that's stuck in your ear removed! Bees are claustrophobic and get mean when confined! Barring that, you may have'tinnitus'which, if not caused by a bee or something else easily found is very difficult to eradicate. If it gets worse, or you also get dizzy or have a headache or nausea, go straight for the doctor! If it just stays the same you may need a white noise generator at night ...Read more

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What is a dull eardrum?

Dull can be normal: A dull ear drum simply means it is not as translucent as a completely normal ear. This can be due to scaring from previous infections, mucoid fluid in the middle ear space or a thickened ear drum. The first step in determining the cause is a good ear exam followed by an audiogram (hearing test). ...Read more

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My left eardrum is bulging?

My left eardrum is bulging?

Otitis media: If a physician has told you that your ear drum is bulging, you should have severe pain, pressure and a hearing loss. If none of these symptoms are present, I would doubt the diagnosis. You ask the question in the present tense. I am assuming that a doctor has visualized you ear drum. If the drum is truly bulging, it may be tapped and the pressure released or an antibiotic should be given. ...Read more

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What does dull eardrum mean?

What does dull eardrum mean?

Depends: A dull or absent light reflex from the eardrum may be a sign of a middle ear infection or fluid. The eardrum may be red and bulging if there is an infection. Amber liquid or bubbles behind the eardrum are often seen if fluid collects in the middle ear.
So basically, the appearance of the eardrum must correlate with other signs and symptoms. See ENT doc for best advice. ...Read more

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Is eardrum popping bad for you?

Is eardrum popping bad for you?

No: No, the "popping" you hear is the pressure equalization occurring. Just be sure to not force the pop, or you risk rupturing the tympanic membrane. ...Read more

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What does a "dull' eardrum mean?

What does a "dull' eardrum mean?

Dull: An ear drum shines a reflection that we call a cone of light when it is healthy and has no fluid or pus or blood behind it. If an ear drum is dull, the cone of light is, likely, diminished or not noted and there could be an infection, pressure changes, or some fluid behind the ear drum. ...Read more

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What is granuloma on the eardrum?

What is granuloma on the eardrum?

Infection: This is most likely due to an ear infection of the middle ear, otitis media, or ear canal (otitis external).

You should be on dry ear precautions.

You need a hearing test.

You may need a ct scan.

Consider seeing an otologist. ...Read more

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What is the cost of eardrum surgery?

What is the cost of eardrum surgery?

Depends: Depends on many factors..... Insurance, one or 2 ears, in office or surgery center, type of anesthesia, which ear drum surgery is actually taking place. The question is not specific...Need more detail to answer the question. Sorry couldn't be more help. ...Read more

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Is it normal for debrox to hurt eardrums?

Is it normal for debrox to hurt eardrums?

It may it may: Debrox should only be used if you have impacted wax. It should not be used as a preventive medicine. If you using this medication daily, the ear canal skin, and outer layer of the ear drum can become inflamed. Wax is beneficial and should not be routinely removed unless it obstructs your hearing or if you feel pressure and fullness in the ear canal. Wax should be managed by an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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What are the causes of ruptured eardrums?

What are the causes of ruptured eardrums?

Loud noise, infection: Loud noises, infections, swelling behind the ear, trauma, foreign bodies in the ear. ...Read more

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What do you feel if you rupture an eardrum?

What do you feel if you rupture an eardrum?

Pain, bleeding, airin: Pain with trace bleeding and hearing loss via air conduction are the most common initial symptoms. However, it can be nearly a symptomatic from chronic infection. If you have any concerns, see an ENT for an evaluation. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have burst your eardrum?

Look at eardrum: The best way to know is to have your doctor or an ENT specialist look in your ears. Very often when eardrum ruptures it is painful and the ear can bleed. If rupture is due to infection, cream-yellow discharge may follow. You may or may not notice a change in your hearing. If you do have a hole in your eardrum, your doc/ ENT will give you care and follow-up instructions. ...Read more

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Can water behind the eardrum clearup on its own?

Can water behind the eardrum clearup on its own?

Simple answer: Simple answer is yes. Depends on many things. Still need to get seen by ENT to see if waiting is all that is needed. ...Read more

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What does it feel like to rupture your eardrum, ?

What does it feel like to rupture your eardrum, ?

Pain, bleeding, airin: Pain with trace bleeding and hearing loss via air conduction are the most common initial symptoms. However, it can be nearly a symptomatic from chronic infection. If you have any concerns, see an ENT for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Are ruptured eardrums usually surgically closed?

Yes: You would probally need a paper patch or tympanoplasty to seal the eardrum. ...Read more

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Can I fly with diagnosed fluid behind the eardrum?

Flying with fluid: You are better off getting tubes placed in the ear drum. With fluid in the middle ear you have a greater chance of having a spontaneous rupture of the tympanic membrane with all the pressure changes. See your ent before you fly. ...Read more