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What does fluid in the ear mean in an adult?

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics
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In brief: Same as a child

It is fluid behind the ear drum as a result of congestion of the eustachian tube and backed up fluid.
Can cause mechanical decrease in hearing. Will clear. Chiropractic and craniosacral therapy or osteopathic adjustments will help a lot.

In brief: Same as a child

It is fluid behind the ear drum as a result of congestion of the eustachian tube and backed up fluid.
Can cause mechanical decrease in hearing. Will clear. Chiropractic and craniosacral therapy or osteopathic adjustments will help a lot.
Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Dr. Brian Affleck
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Middle ear fluid

Needs to get checked.
As we get older, the middle ear bones get more brittle and are more easily eroded by middle ear fluid. Could be caused by a problem in the nose or more specifically in the nasopharnx. See an ENT doctor so you can learn why you have this and how you can treat!

In brief: Middle ear fluid

Needs to get checked.
As we get older, the middle ear bones get more brittle and are more easily eroded by middle ear fluid. Could be caused by a problem in the nose or more specifically in the nasopharnx. See an ENT doctor so you can learn why you have this and how you can treat!
Dr. Brian Affleck
Dr. Brian Affleck
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