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Middle ear infection, whooshing sound in ear, unbearable pain, swelling in eyes. Inhaled steam. What can help?

Hi I've been diagnosed by my gp with middle ear infection and he put me on antibiotics it is accompanied with a whooshing sound In my ear and more worrying an unbearable pain in my head when I cough it is so bad that I have to squeeze my head,also my eyes feel swollen I've tried inhaling steam and sudafed to no avail also my hearing is really bad because of all this i would be really grateful for your reply thanks Pauline
Asked On : Tue, 23 Apr 2013
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As per your statement you are having middle ear infection leading to wax collecting in the middle
ear - which is cause for all of your problem. This called as tinnitus, which is not a disease. It is a symptom that something is wrong in the auditory system, which includes the ear, the auditory nerve that connects the inner ear to the brain, and the parts of the brain that process sound.
consult your ENT specialist - he will ask you about your current health, medical conditions, and medications to find out if an underlying condition is causing your tinnitus.
If ENT is the only cause for your Tinnitus - and if it bother you too much - he will explain you what are all the treatment available - probably leaving the type of treatment to your choice.
Best wishes

Answered: Wed, 24 Apr 2013
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