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Precautions for otitis media - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   hello
User :   I got otitis media and since theres fluid behind my ear drum. Can i blow my nose hard so the fluid can drain out?
Doctor :  
how can i help u?
User :   I got otitis media and since theres fluid behind my ear drum. Can i blow my nose hard so the fluid can drain out?
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
dont do that
Doctor :  
it is not recomended
User :   oh i tried doing that. But then i didn't
Doctor :  
ok
User :   If i put my finger outside my ear... i can feel my heart beat
User :   IS it normal?
Doctor :   nothing to worry

Doctor :  
once the infection is reduced evrything will be fine
User :   oh okay... Um i have pain in my heart sometimes.. like stinging...
User :   like sometimes when i breath. the stinging occurs and i cant breath much
Doctor :  
whats ur age?

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