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Ear Problems

Also known as Acoustic Neuroma, Deafness, Glue Ear, Hearing Disorders, Mastoiditis, Otitis Externa, Otitis Media

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  • Strange ear symptoms after Greece vacation

    Ok, so I went to Greece with my cousin in July, and there both of us developed ear ringing at pretty much the same time. At first it was a hell, couldn't sleep, quite noticeable. Then we went to the doctor and he told us that we have ear infections, gave us anti inflammatory. We took these, and over...

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  • Help! Hearing problems following infection.

    Hi, I'm 36-year old male and about 3-weeks ago I went to my doctor with typical flu-like symptoms. He informed me I had a Respiratory Tract Infection and prescribed some antibiotics and pain killers which I took over the course of the following week. The problem did not clear-up and, after developing...

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  • loud roaring vibration sound in ear and hearing distortion

    Hi, Has anyone experienced a loud roaring low frequency noise in ear with hearing distortion.  I woke up one morning in December of 2015 and felt like there was a gong in my head all sound was vibrating. I felt like I was in the front seat of a car driving down the highway with the back windows...

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  • Rapid thumping sound in right ear

    Hi for the last couple of months I have experienced a rapid thumping sound in might right ear, like a  very fast heart beat. it only seems to happen at night and is driving me mad. some nights it wakes me up At 3 or 4 in the morning. i have been to my GP and he is arranging for me to visit ENT specialist...

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  • Plugged ears and increased tinnitus from strep throat

    Got diagnosed with strep throat last week and also had plugged ears so Dr. checked and said I also have an ear infection. Got prescribed 875mg of Amoxicillin for both.  The strep went away in couple days but my ears became more plugged and my normally low pitched tinnitus has gotten a lot loader...

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  • Clogged ear/Eustachian tube

    Back in July, I had a terrible cold, and as a result, have had a swollen eustacian tube and fluid in my one ear ever since. I've been going to a bunch of ENTs and after rounds of antibiotics and predisone, nothing worked to clear it. I'm currently taking mucinex regularly and feel it loosening...

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  • Ear Infection and Head pressure

    Hello,    I went to an ENT an was told I have an infection in the right EAR and in the throat. But he didn't tell anything about the head pressure which I get sometimes. Today I get a weird head pressure in the left temple of the head. I don't but I may have gotten Tinnitus because...

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  • Hearing is flat and different HELP!

    Sooo this has happened over the last 10 months So I've had inflamed sinuses which we can't seem to sort out no infection but nose is Inflamed to the point I can barely breathe. The left is completely closed and the right is less so. I'm not having an allergic reaction as i've had bloods...

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  • balance issues

    I am 51 years old , was diagnosed with Menaires disease in my teen years . Only 10% hearing in left ear if that. Have not had an attack in 10 years. I have been experiencing balance issues for 7 months straight now , had mri , therapy, a test that tract eye movements while wearing goggle looking thing....

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  • Ear problem

    Hey guys! Since the last october i have had some problems with my left ear. The problem started when i used a waterballon, to rinse the ear of earwax. But when i used the waterballon with water, i added WAY to much water in my ear, I mean alot. And the first week i couldt hear on that ear, but it got...

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  • ETD? TINNITUS? ACID REFLUX?

    Hi. I am new to this. I live in Canada. June 2014, a year ago, when my ear started popping out of the blue. It was my left ear only. I saw my GP who suggested allergy medication and nasal spray. I tried both and it did not work. I had 2 more nasal sprays and again, did not work. I went back to my GP...

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  • Perforated ear drum and infection

    Hi all, got an ear infection from letting water get in my ear whilst in the bath, which led to my ear drum bursting. Not pleasant. Anyway I went to the docs and he said he couldn’t see any sign of a perforation, and prescribed otomize to clear up the infection. Now I’m fairly sure that otomize shouldn’t...

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  • My Fear Of Going Deaf Is Ruining My Life

    I Have Had Some Ear Issues As Of Late I've Been To The Doctor And They Said It Was Nothing To Worry About Just Congestion And Stuff And That It Would Go Away But None Of The Medicine They Give Or Congestion Meds I Use Get Rid Of The Pressure Full Felling And Hearing Issues And It Doesn't Help...

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  • Problems with my balance, but no dizziness

    Hello, I'm seeking help to understand a problem I have with my ability to balance, a problem I have suffered with since 2007, but which recently has become a lot worse, to the point now where I feel it's a danger to my safety. (As an example; I can sometimes be standing at pedestrian lights waiting...

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  • SUFFERING WITH EUSTACHIAN TUBE DYSFUNCTION

    Hello everyone, I'd like to put it out there that anyone who is still suffering from ETD, please Google STERNOCLEIDOMASTEROID NECK MUSCLE.  Evidently anyone that may suffer from neck problems it can potentially affect : HEAD, EYES, SINUS, EARS, THROAT,  AND DIZZINESS.   Worth...

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  • Sudden deafness in one ear and roaring noise..

    Hi there. I am hoping someone on here maybe able to shed some light as to what is going on? About a month ago i developed very muffled hearing and roaring in my right ear and it also felt like someone was trying to pull my inner out so a trip to the doctors confirmed that i had an ear infection and...

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  • Ear full with what feels like liquid? Advice needed.

    Good morning all,  I wanted to ask some advice regarding my ear. I’m really frustrated.  I have been popping my ears all my life - I.e. manually doing it and never really had a problem. It’s a bad habit, I guess.  About two weeks ago I noticed my left ear wouldn’t pop fully and felt...

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  • Horrible ear problem

    I have had this problem with my ears for about 8-9 years now (I'm 16) - I never thought much of it and it never bothered me that much when I was younger but it's starting to become more of a problem now. Basically, I feel like I constantly have pressure in my ears. If I take a very deep breath...

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  • How to know if you have an ear disease instead of infections

    First of all, If you have had ear problems your whole life and have had your eardrum perferated several times with drainage that has a foul oder and is a yellowish discharge, this is an ear infection.  If you continually have ear infections your whole life and go to an ENT, they will not know how...

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  • Ear Problems

    Hello fellow suffers from ETD. Try Googling:  Does the STERNOCLEIOMASTEROID MUSCLE cause ETD....you will find it can and certainly worth a read of this article. Evidently this neck muscle can cause ear problems and I for one found the article very interesting.  I suffer severe neck issues...

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  • Blocked ear pulsating sound for months

    Hi everyone could anyone tell me please if they have blocked ear or ears with pulsating sound I have had this month's now and I'm in need of someone to talk with about it who may have the same feeling as me thank you so much for reading

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  • Minieres flare up

    Hi, I have been free from this awful disease for 12 months and now have it all back. Was wondering if anyone else has ever had terrible itchy nose and throat all of a sudden that lasted for 2 weeks until Dr put me on steriods to clear it up. Since then i have had my flare up dullness in left ear, dizziness...

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  • Should I'll be able to heal it Again

    Hey Buddies.. I had a perforation in my left ear.  I consulted a doctor. He put me on Antibiotics and Drops.. And after about 1 and half month.. I was all Good..  No Dizziness.. No Pain. . No Fluid. . I was recovering Really Good..  My eardrum Hole was getting small day by day......

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  • Ear problems for over two years.

    Hello everyone. I have been suffering with ear problems for about two years now. This might be long, so bare with me. I have had a severe skin issue all my life, so my new doctor decided I should try this medication that almost killed me years ago (I know great doctor!) So I got ill for two days on it....

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  • Blocked ear pulsating ear pressure headache

    I have had a blocked ear with pulsating for 4 months now along with feeling unbalanced and headache as anyone else experienced this i am struggling to with it. I have mri and mra hearing tests pressure test I am waiting on a ct scan of blood vessels if anyone as any advice please reply thank you

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  • Ear leaking randomly?

    I had an ear infection around two months ago, and I have been under ENT for almost 6 years (+3 years but was de-referred after those years and then got referred this time). I also have a perforated ear, caused by a grommet I had put in 4 years ago. Last week I noticed my ear was leaking, but it wasn’t...

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  • Constant Earache for 3 Months

    I have been suffering from earache on a daily basis for the last 3 months.  The attacks can last in duration lasting from around half and hour to up to around 4 hours and can affect either my right or left ear (although not both at the same time).  The type of pain feels as though it is pressure...

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  • Shooting pain inside left ear, only lasts a split second

    Hi all, The sharp pain first happened about 3 weeks ago, I had never experienced this before, and all of a sudden there was this shooting pain inside my left ear for maybe 1/3 second. Ever since then, it started happening at an increasing rate. At first it happened every couple of days, then more and...

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