30

Jun

Man in pain holding his ear.

Why Is There Fluid in My Ear?

Anyone could experience fluid in the ear. This symptom is the result of some type of dysfunction of the eustachian tube. The tube extends from the middle ear to the upper throat behind the nose. The symptoms of fluid in the ear can range from minor discomfort to very severe pain...

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30

Jun

How to Treat Clogged Ears

Factors both inside and outside of the ears can cause them to become clogged. When the ears are clogged, it can cause pain and discomfort and affect hearing and balance. Call your doctor if you experience severe symptoms with clogged ears, or if symptoms persist for more than two...

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30

Jun

Common Questions About Earwax Answered

Some of the most frequent questions I am asked by patients are about earwax. Also called cerumen, it can build up to form a plug in the ear canal and cause hearing problems until it is removed. This excessive earwax accumulation, or cerumen impaction, is a problem that affects ma...

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30

Jun

Man wearing swimmer's cap and goggles.

How to Recognize and Deal With Swimmer’s Ear

Swimming season is upon us. There is nothing quite like dipping into a refreshing pool on a long hot day. Unfortunately, some of us are prone to swimmer’s ear, putting a damper on summer fun. What is Swimmer’s Ear? Swimmer’s ear is an infection that is caused by...

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