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  • Constant throat clearing / mucus

    Hi! For about 7 months now I have felt like there is something stuck in my throat. I am constantly clearing my throat, and when I do, the feeling goes away briefly, but returns minutes later. Some days are worse than others, but when I clear my throat there is definitely mucus in the back of it. It seems like post-nasal drip, BUT it gets worse with certain foods/drinks, such as caffeine, carbination. I have a history of acid reflux, and have been on and off antacids, but that has't helped the....
  • 4 days ago

    Continual throat clearing

    I have dealt with continual throat clearing my entire life. I have gone to ENT doctors, family doctors, Gastroenterologists, witch doctors, and every other type of medical person that I know of. Absolutely NOTHING has worked. I take 40 MG of Protonix daily. I take Zyrtec daily. I take Lipitor daily. I have tried homeopathic meds, sinus irrigation methods. I have found Hall's sugar free lozenges to help a little. I am beside myself for answers. My throat clearing has cost me two jobs over the....
  • sore jaw line, canker sores and white hard line on gum?!

    help! a couple of days ago, my jaw started hurting. it's on the right side on the jaw line. i also noticed i had a canker sore when it first started. it only hurt when i touched it. i went to the dr two days ago and i thought it was a lymph bite but dr said it wasn't. (she was kinda weird so idk if she checked it good) but today, it's started hurting even when i wasn't touching it. so i looked in my mouth with flash and noticed there's another canker sore on my right side, and....
  • 8 days ago

    Pain inside ear after popping

    Hi, Last night I was on a train that goes through a tunnel where your ears usually pop. Last night, however, mine popped really hard and ever since then the area between my ear and the start of my jaw has been hurting and slightly swollen. I was on my way to a concert and didn’t let it stop me, so maybe the loud music (it wasn’t that loud for a concert, though) made it worse. It’s been about 24 hours and it hasn’t stopped. I also have had a constant ringing in that ear since. I do get ear ringing....
  • 9 days ago

    Adult PE Tubes??

    I have had ear tubes put in 3 times in my childhood and I have a lot of scarring in my ears. I am now 32 and had some ear pressure/hearing problems after flying. I went to the ENT and had a hearing test done and it was within “normal range.” About a week later I had a follow up with the ENT doctor. His nurse came in and asked if I wanted tubes put in. I told her no. She left and came back and said he wanted to look at my ears under a microscope. Once I was laying down thinking he was just going to....
  • 10 days ago

    muscle spasms in ear when listening to low mid frequency sounds?

    i've made a hobby out of producing music over the last 7 years, and a while ago, i'm not exactly sure how long, sounds in the low mid frequency in the music i'm listening to started triggering muscle spasms in my right ear, i don't believe i have tinnitus, and i have a lot of anxiety but i don't think it's TTTS because from what i've read, TTTS is indiscriminate of when it happens and just happens when you're particularly anxious, i only get these muscle spasms when....
  • 10 days ago

    Inner ear cyst (maybe?)

    I went to Sams today and they do free hearing exams. I have felt like my hearing has decreased so I thought why not try it out. At the beginning, they take pictures of your left and right ear drums. Whenever he was going over them with me he said to call my doctor but wouldn't say anything else. Anyway, I have been searching all night and I can't find ANYTHING that looks like my ear. I am going to try to attach photos so that you can get a better understanding of it. It looks like a cyst....
  • 12 days ago

    [image provided] Throat discomfort starting to really be uncomfortable

    https://imgur.com/a/eN3Omsc I have strong discomfort in my throat, maybe lymph nodes but again im not a doctor. I have a slight problem swallowing and my throat on the outside feels hard. I dont really know how to describe the outside of my throat too well. I do vape very regularly and i was wondering if this was causing all my symptoms. Its hard for me to stop ive been doing it for almost 3-4 years and can only imagine the effects on my body. I know this description isnt the best but i hope the....
  • 15 days ago

    Hearing loss and various prolonged symptoms after head trauma

    September 2016 Fell off of a wall around 3 am. Remember the fall and severe pain in chest and the need to fall asleep. Approximately 15 minutes later a friend carried me to the car, I was able to speak normally, although slightly confused. About 5 minutes later I started feeling a severe pain in my clavicle, the pain worsened and a few minutes later the hearing in my right ear cut off completely. I was taken to the emergency room, it was concluded that I had broken my right clavicle. Paralysed and....
  • 15 days ago

    Persistent cough

    Long story short, freshman year I got really sick with I believe bronchitis, TBH when the dr told me what it was I was so out of it at the time I didn't pay attention to what it was but what I needed to take, ended up taking antibiotics for it and got better. The following two semesters I once again got sick and was given antibiotics to clear it up. Since the first time getting sick (2 years ago) I have constantly had a cough even when I have been healthy. I have been taking ibuprofen and mucinex....