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  • 2 hours ago

    Thirteen days since deviated septum surgery. Four days since splints removed. No noticeable improvement? Do I still have to wait?

    On Tuesday July 11th I got a septoplasty and turbinate reduction surgery. Four days ago on the 20th I had the splints and cross stitch removed. However my left nostril is still a tad more blocked then my right. I followed all the instructions for post surgery except for keeping my head elevated while sleeping. Left nostril was always the blocked up one. Got the surgery because doctor said it might help with the seemingly permanent clogging of my left ear and sleep apnea. I've noticed no changes....
  • 22 hours ago

    Swimmers Ear/Ciprodex

    I came back from a trip to Mexico and got diagnosed with Swimmers Ear. The pain is super bad and everything hurts (including chewing). Now I just put ciprodex in my ears and randomly they both produced a white foam over my ear canal? It didn't do this yesterday so I'm wondering if this is a normal reaction? Now my ears are super clogged and uncomfortable. Does anyone have experience with this medication?
  • 1 day ago

    Hearing loss for 6 weeks

    Hello! This is my first time posting here since i'm pretty desperate for help. I'm 14 years old and about 6 weeks ago I got a very bad earache. I went to get it checked out at my doctor and she just said my ear & tonsils were a bit red. (*however i had never gotten a cold, or sore throat before the pain started, and i never had any tonsil pain during the earache?*) She gave me Amoxiclav, vitamin C & otipax ear drops. I took all of the above for a week however none of them eased my....
  • 1 day ago

    Random coughing/sneezing fits

    Hi! At the beginning of this summer, i started to have small coughing fits and sneezing a lot. I figured this was due to allergies. I live in Central Illinois. The coughing continued, and it still happens. I don't feel like I have anything to cough up, just a dry cough. It almost always ends with a sneeze or two. The reason i'm asking is because I've noticed that doing certain things, such as bending over, will cause it. It always happens when i swallow when I'm bending over or if....
  • Clogged Left Ear!

    Hello folks, I'm having an issue that's honestly scaring me quite a bit. On Friday I use a Q tip(will never use again) to try and pluck out some ear wax, but after I pulled out the tip, my ear was completely clogged and can barely hear anything. I attempted to use Debrox, that same day and no effect. Now today I went to Urgent Care and she tried to flush out my ear(putting drops than water to clean it out), but it was also of no effect. Now I have to schedule to meet with an ENT specialist....
  • 2 days ago

    Ear fullness, muffled hearing and pain after microsuction for war wax

    had a ear microsuction a few days a ago becauae ae I went to the ent specialist with muffled ear and pain. The microsuction itself wasn't painful just weird feeling. I could hear normally after it. Now after 2 days my ears started to feel painful and full, hearing slightly muffled. I also noticed that it's slightly better if I sit up. I also feel slightly congested in one side of my nose. I am scared as to what is a causing this, I do plan to go to my doctor, but I need little advice and....
  • 3 days ago

    Menieres Disease Vs. Endolymphatic Hydrops

    For the past several months, I have been experiencing episodes of fullness in both of my ears and sometimes a loss of balance. After a few tests, my ENT diagnosed me with Endolymphatic Hydrops (mentioned it's incurable), but said that I don't have Menieres Disease. My question is what is the difference between the two? From my research, they are the same thing...
  • 3 days ago

    Is there anyway to remove the Nasal Cycle

    I use Afrin to open up the congested side so I can have both nose flowing, however Afrin is bad and has repercussions. Is there a Nasal spray that has the same effects as Afrin but I can use everyday ? Or is there a surgical option to prevent this ?
  • Question?

    Hello, Not sure if this would fall under ear,nose, & throat but the last couple days I have noticed that every time I breathe in I smell moth balls. We have pets in the house so we don't use them so there is no risks to them. Its been going on the last two days. I smelled my clothes, foods I was eating and everything smells normal but when I go back to breathing in I smell the moth balls again. I noticed it would happen right after going to the restroom. I have not ate anything out of the....
  • 4 days ago


    I've had a swollen lymph node for about two weeks going on to 3 weeks now. It gets a little bigger everyday and a little harder. I went to the Er about 3 days ago. All they did was look and my face to clearly see that under my jaw on the left side is swollen unlike the right side. The Dr didn't even feel the swollen lymph node. He had me open my mouth and looked at my throat. He only saw 1 little white spot which I was told before I went to the er that it was a tonsil stone. He told me I....