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I have little throat problem and some fell little pain also in my throat. What should I do? Please give some information to solve this.
Hi doctor, I am a singer and I am in Chennai to for singing classes. I am here since 4 days and I am having a lot of pain in my throat I guess I have congestion inside. What medicines should I take.
I have a ear ache, which is a throbbing sensation what should be done in this case, is the main cause for the pain cold? And any remedy that can be suggested?
I have a nose pain. It was swallowed from outside. I am suffering from these from 2-3days. It was too paining. please Suggest me some thing.
Sir I am suffering/having regular squeeze from last 1 week And I can't have control on it Please guide me how to improve or solve it. And nose also flow during that.
Cotton swabs or cotton buds, are commonly used in our daily lifestyle. Many people use it for various purposes, such as make-up, bacterial culture, and most commonly for extracting wax and debris from the ear. Even though they are sometimes handy in our busy schedule, they usually cause much more harm than benefits.
How are they misused?
Cotton buds are toothpick like pieces made of wood, plastic, or rolled paper, which have cotton stuck at both ends with a roundish edge. It came into existence during the 1920s for a safe purpose of ear cleaning by Leo Gerstenzang, when he saw his wife cleaning their baby’s ear with a toothpick. And, til now they are used by the general population for ear cleaning, but these hardly remove the outer debris which isstuck stuck near the outer edges. Impressing it inside the ear canal only does further damage, by forcing the inner wax further inside. Sometimes extensive force also causes damage to the ear drums.
How does it cause the damage?
Applying a tool like the cotton bud inside the ear with hands usually creates a force that impresses upon the eardrum, also accumulating the surrounding earwax to that area, resulting in impaction of the wax. The force applied most often, if not always, causes a damage to the ear drums, which might cause severe pain, also leading to leakage, causing improper balance, deafness, and certain similar abnormalities.
Alternative measuresAlthough we are worried about cleaning our ears, it doesn’t really require our notice, since our usual showers allow an adequate quantity of water to enter the ears and clean the accumulated debris automatically. The structure, in which our ear canal is designed, is usually naturally assisting in cleaning up the unusual wax around the ear.
If there is an uncontrollable build up of earwax that is not cleaned off normally, you can always consult an ENT or any general physician and get it cleaned under medical surveillance, which is best advised Doctors and medical practitioners all around the world have been trying to spread the message of preventing the use of cotton buds for ear cleaning. It is important that the message reach the greater part of the population. Spread it to your family, your closest friends, their friends, and as further, you can reach!
I am taking ROTAHALER-CIPLA. SIN 10 times in a month. Please guide me is there any side effect will come if I use this medicine continuously. Actually I have a nose allergy and breathing problem.
I have been getting headaches for about a year and a half now I get them everyday they can get very bad to the point I cry I've been getting sore throats a lot recently have had strep a bunch and I just recently got blurred blurred vision feel like I'm going to pass out got very hot and my head is killing me what should I do what could this be.
When the climate is cool I frequently get throat pain and doctors said that I have bhronchaites what should I do to prevent that?
I am suffering from blocked nose due to polyps in right and left maxillary sinus since 9 years. I am using Otrivin nasal spray. I ve taken CT scan and endoscopy from ENT doctors but I do not want surgery. Now im taking Homeopathy medicines and using Otrivin spray because other homeopathy nasal spray does not open my blocked nose. Can homeopathy shrink my polyps and cure sinus infection.
I get tired while sitting gets naps and start snoring, my snoring at night also have increased, so pl say what to do.
I am suffering from nose bleeding particularly during winters. What should I do? prescribe me some medicine.
Iam 30 years old male for the past 4 days I have a pain on the throat right side there is a round type of thing inside when I touch pain escaltes when I drink tea etc pain is there it come out of my ears also but when I chew anything I do not feel much when I swallow my saliva pain is really there would you rectify whats this before also it has happened but not this much pain within one day it goes.
My baby (8 months) is having cold continuously. He has running nose. He is on medication from last two months?
Hello sir, I had sore throat before 3 months and the swelling of the glands inside hasn't reduced yet, what would be the reason?
The most common ear infections happen because of bacterial or viral growth in the middle ear, the part which lies just behind the ear drum. Middle-ear infections can be very painful and children are most commonly reported in children. Most of these infections are caused by the blockage of the Eustachian tube, which connects the ear and the throat, causing the build-up of fluids and swelling. Here is a guide to the most common forms of ear infections and their symptoms, ranging from the acute to the chronic.
Acute infections have intense symptoms but can be cured with time and treatment. They generally last for shorter durations.
In Chronic cases of infections, the patient complains of recurrent symptoms multiple times. Chronic ear infections have the potential of causing permanent damage to the ear.
Symptoms reported by most patients with Ear infections:
1. Pain in the ear (Mild to severe): This is caused due to increased pressure owing to the blockage of the Eustachian tube. Collection of fluid inside the ear would increase the intensity of pain in most cases. Children will keep tugging at their ear and most likely be cranky.
2. Redness and swelling: Both of these are inevitable accompanying symptoms in case of any infection in the body.
3. Oozing of the fluids: The blockage leads to the fluid being released from the ear which can be watery, thick yellow or mixed with blood depending on the severity and type of infection.
5. Difficulty in sleeping.
6. In some cases when the infection spreads, difficulty in balancing the body is experienced as body balance is maintained by ears.
7. The patient might also experience increased irritability.
8. Ear infections can also cause a hearing problem if the condition continues to go untreated.
Ear infections should be promptly dealt with to prevent long-term damages. So here is what should be done when you have ear pain symptoms.
1. Consult an ENT who will prescribe pain medication as the first line of treatment.
2. After the necessary tests are done, antibiotics are prescribed in most cases by the doctor. Other medications for palliative treatment (to ease the symptoms) are administered. However in a few rare cases, the infection might be because of non-bacterial causes in which antibiotics might not cure the state.
3. In case the problem keeps recurring, one must visit the doctor again and get further tests and treatment done.
As prevention is always better than cure, care should be taken to avoid all chances of carrying the infection to your ear. Maintain cleanliness in and around, especially in the case of children.