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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi!
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   For the last week when I wake up the inside of my ears are wet. What could be causing this?
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Do you have discharge
User :   No
Doctor :  
Do you have ear pain?
User :   I was having ear pain but It has gone away.
User :   I can fell wetness on my finger
Doctor :  
Do you feel like a bubble in the ear?
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   Sometimes
Doctor :  
How is your hearing?
User :   Fine
Doctor :  
Do you reeling sensation?
User :   Not sure
Doctor :  
DO you have fever / headache / neck pain?
User :   Some neck pain.
Doctor :   Did you have cold or sorethroat recently and resolved?
User :   I have been a little stuffy mainly when I wake up. Did have aliitle sore throat. i have XXXXXXXX have some issue with acid reflux
Doctor :  
Is it cold weather at your place?
Doctor :  
What is your age and gender?
User :   It been in the 50's or 60's.
User :   I am 33 and a female
Doctor :  
Do you take bath plugging your ears with a bud of cotton
User :   no
User :   no
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
I think you have to do it from now on.
Doctor :   Do not attempt to clean your ear with the ear cotton bud
Doctor :  
Just plug the ear
Doctor :  
The wet thing in the ear is not of concern
User :   My dr did give me amoxicillian for the sore throat and ear pain. been taking it for 4 days.
Doctor :  
There is a connection between the throat and the ear
Doctor :  
Whenever one has an infection in the throat
Doctor :  
there is moisture that develops in the ear
Doctor :  
This usually goes off as time pass bg
Doctor :  
If one has no present symptoms of ear pain or hearing problem then one should not worry about
Doctor :   Did you follow?

User :   yes. Thank you.
Doctor :  
So do not manipulate your ear, doing so can spread the infection to the ear too
Doctor :   Leave it alone now, just plug your ears with cotton

Doctor :  
while bathing
User :   ok
Doctor :  
get back to me if you have problem of ear pain or hearing issues
Doctor :  
Are you happy now?
User :   yes, Thank you!!
Doctor :  
Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   Done
Doctor :  
Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :  
Bye for now.
User :   bye
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