Hearing Loss Community
Fluid in ears
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to hearing loss, alerting devices, assistive listening devices, audiologically deaf, captioning, cochlear implants, culturally deaf, hearing aids, hearing dogs, home safety, Meniere’s disease, oral communication, safety, sign language, speech recognition, TDD, telephones, tinnitus, travel, and visual communication.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Fluid in ears

I've had a cold brought on from allergies for over a week. It caused fluid to build up in my left ear and is making it very hard to hear.  I've been given lots of sample allergy pills and told to get Mucinex to help remove the fluid but neither has worked. Then I was given a prescription for an antibiotic which has not worked. I've tried all the home remedies to remove the fluid....ear drops, hair dryer blown at ear, heat pack on ear, popping my ears (which I tried and failed to do). I can't find anything else to try that doesn't sound ridiculous. I am open to any suggestions. The fluid is driving me nuts and I can't hear.
Please and Thank You
Molly
Related Discussions
2 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
Avatar_n_tn
have you tried any nose sprays?

i think you may want to seek medical assistance, and have your ears looked at to make sure that fluid is the only problem.  

http://www.ehealthmd.com/library/glueear/ge_whatis.html
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
Yes, I've been using Nasonex and it doesn't seem to be having much effect.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Hearing Loss Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating Control: How to St...
Aug 28 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Ear, Nose, Throat Answerers
612551_tn?1247839157
Blank
Jerry_NJ
NJ
9172364_tn?1405509763
Blank
SophiaJohn
Australia
1740498_tn?1328966185
Blank
beachcomber13
MD
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
gracemily