Hearing management

Question
Posted by: PIET MEYER | 2009/03/25

Q.

EAR INFECTION ?

I SEEM TO HAVE SOME KIND OF AN EAR INFECTION THAT PERIODICALLY RE-APPEARS. IT STARTS WITH MY LEFT EYE
BEING ITCHY AND SORE, OVERNIGHT A SWELLING OCCURS ON THE LEFT SIDE OF MY FACE FROM UNDERNEATH MY EYE RIGHT DOWN TO MY JAW ,MY LEFT EAR VERY PIANFULL AND BLOCKED. THIS NORMALLY LASTS FOR 2-3DAYS AND THEN DIS-APPEARS AGIAN. THIS PROCESS SEEMS TO BE RE-OCCURING MORE FREQUENTLY. ANY ADVISE?

Expert's Reply

A.

Hearing Expert

Dear Piet

The best would be to go for a proper evaluation by an Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist, so that one can get to the root of the problem. The fact that it keeps on reoccurring indicates a possible chronic problem.

Please let me know if you need any further information

Kind regards
Izabelle Pieterse

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