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Whistling sound in the ear, hearing loss, otitis media - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   how can i help u today ?
User :   i wanted to discuss about issue in my right Ear
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please proceed
User :   i have continiuos whistling sound
Doctor :   so you have tinnitus ?
User :   in mower temp ear start eaching
User :   I mean Lower
User :   i keep on putting cotton out side
User :   i feel i loosing hearing slowly
Doctor :   do u have it in both both ears ?
User :   i did check in some hospital
User :   no in only one ear left
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   So what were the findings , as seen by the doctor ?
User :   as treatment i got only Citrigen
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   may i know your age ?
User :   did x-Ray for Nose and shown me kind of cloud
User :   i am now 43 year old
Doctor :   have u had any prior such episodes of ear infection ?
User :   no
User :   this itself is continuing since quite some time
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   so do u have ear itching as well ?
User :   mainly if i m in A/C
User :   Dr. has seen the Ear but they says nothing in the ear
User :   the gave some ointment to apply using cotton buds
Doctor :   is there any hearing loss ?
User :   i did Audiogram test and it seems some hearing loss also there
User :   but Dr says it's not the issue at this moment
User :   Some time i find it's dificult to hear need to ask to repeate
User :   mainly when my attention is not there
Doctor :   ok
User :   i am not sure what next?
Doctor :   the basic issue here , might be otitis media ,
User :   this is all going on since long so littile worried
Doctor :   you might be having some fluid in the ear, which might be causing the symtoms
User :   could be
User :   another observation no discharge from Ear
User :   not sure if the connecting nurve between nose and year in block
Doctor :   ear discharge is not seen in otitis media (secretory)
Doctor :   Usully this condition resolves on its own
User :   i mean the normal discharge also not there
User :   right year i get some wax
User :   but this Ear nothing
User :   what should i do
Doctor :   you might use a hYDROCORTTISONE drops for the ear
Doctor :   this will reduce the itching and other symptoms
User :   okie
User :   is this Ear Drop?
Doctor :   The tinnitus might resolve soon with the drops
Doctor :   yes this is a ear drops
User :   oh ok
User :   what is approx time where i can see tht this is working or not
User :   i mean week, month?
Doctor :   usually within a weeks time
User :   oh ok
User :   any precaution?
Doctor :   nothing as such
Doctor :   since there is no discharge , this is just due to irritation of the ear lining
User :   oh ok
User :   any side effect which might observed?
Doctor :   not with this drops
User :   many specific manufacturer
Doctor :   you can ask in any pharmacy , and you will find it
User :   same name
Doctor :   this is the name of the main drug
User :   so i asked
User :   in past i have worked in pharma manufacturing
User :   :)
Doctor :   okk
User :   i will check with pharmecy and get the drop
Doctor :   yes, that will help
User :   thank you very much for your time
Doctor :   you are very welcome
User :   let's see if this works
User :   otherwise need to ask some more help again
Doctor :   it should work and relieve your symptoms
User :   Thank you
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   take care for now
User :   Hydrocorttisone
User :   thanks have wonderful day ahead Bye Bye
Doctor :   BYE
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