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Fluid in the middle ear causing pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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User :   hello?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hey
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   last night, i was trying to releive pressure in my ears
Doctor :  
User :   and now my ear hurts
User :   i was just wondering if this seems seirous
Doctor :  
Whats your age and gender?
User :   19 male
User :   i can hear fine out of it
Doctor :  
Was there any discharge ?
User :   no
User :   i dont think it's infected
Doctor :  
Is it both side?
User :   just like right side
Doctor :  
User :   the*
User :   it feels 'blocked' now
Doctor :  
Even wax impaction can cause , like dislodging?
User :   possibly, i'll look in my ears tomorrow to check for wax?
Doctor :   is there any pain?
User :   yeahj
Doctor :  
User :   my right ear hurts a lot when air pressure is applied
User :   well not a *lot*
User :   but it hurts
Doctor :  
Could be a folliculitis
Doctor :  
Do you have fever?
User :   no
Doctor :  
User :   it was a physical thing i did to make it hurt
User :   'popping' my ear
User :   holding my nose and blowing
Doctor :  
Do you have sore thoath?
Doctor :  
User :   and slowly air pressure built up in my ear... you know?
User :   no. it's not an infection.
Doctor :  
So you have consult a ENT specialist?
Doctor :  
Accumilation of fluid in middle ear can lead to symptoms you mentioned.

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