Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
145 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction

Suggest treatment for ear infection

Answered by
Dr.
Dr. Deepashree

ENT Specialist

Practicing since :2004

Answered : 937 Questions

default
Posted on Sat, 14 Feb 2015 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Question: Since last 2-3 months, I am having infection in my throat/ear with continuous noise in my left ear. Doctor prescribed some antibiotics/medicines, however, the problem is still there. I also get numbness below my earlobe (from outside) and feels some problem in the nerve/inner part. Kindly guide.
doctor
Answered by Dr. Deepashree 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Needs Evaluation.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thanks for your query.

As per your history, you have infection in the throat. This is already treated with antibiotics.
Next is ringing sensation in the ear needs to be evaluated. This can be because of many reasons.

keeping your throat infection in mind, it can be because of eustachian tube dysfunction causing negative pressure in the middle ear. Apart from this, any inner ear disease also can cause this. All this needs clinical evaluation and treatment.

Empirically you can take a decongestant tablet twice daily for 5 days + steam Inhalation + valsalva exercises. If symptoms persists, then please consult with your doctor and get evaluated.

Hope my answers have helped you.

Thanks.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Ashwin Bhandari
doctor
premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions ,   ,  
Medical Topics ,  

Recent questions on  Throat infection

doctor1 MD

Hi there, I m taking phenoxymethyenicillin as prescribed for a throat infection however I am now experiencing thrush and a very bad headache. I...

doctor1 MD

Hi there, two days ago i recovered from a severe fever and body aches due to a throat infection all accept for being slightly dizzy at times. I...

doctor1 MD

hi doctor ,my age ;22,male ..i often suffer from throat infection , more importantly i am still suffering from it .. i am a chain smooker and often...

doctor1 MD

Hi, I have a throat infection I noticed that I had a little white behind the glands also, the doctor did a strep test 2 days ago waiting for...

doctor1 MD

For the past 3 weeks I have had a very persistent sore throat which at times has made it very difficult to swallow. Lemsips and lozengers ease and...

doctor1 MD

hi I am XXXXXXX suffering with cold continuosly from last 2weeks and cold is not controlling, often getting cold a mild throat infection and...

doctor1 MD

Dear Sir, A friend of mine was diagnosed with ALS(in Nigeria) but within me, I think its a wrong diagnosis. According to his story, It started as a...