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... Dizziness Ear Infection Hearing Loss Mouth Sores Neck Pain Breathing Problems Snoring/Sleep Apnea Sore Throat Head and Neck Cancers Oral Cancers Dizziness The inner ear serves two purposes: hearing and balance...

What is Causing My Dizziness?
...Of course, there are certain times when the dizziness or spinning you’re feeling is due to an issue within the vestibular system, the system within the ear that is responsible for spatial orientation and balance...

How and When Should I Clean My Ears?
...If you have excess buildup of earwax you may notice: Ear pain Fullness or ringing in the ears Muffled hearing Dizziness If you wear a hearing aid you may be prone to earwax buildup, so it’s important that you talk with your ENT doctor about ways to reduce your chances for developing impacted earwax...

Causes of Dizziness
It’s normal to experience bouts of dizziness if we are stressed, taking certain medications or haven’t eaten in a while; however, what might be going on if your dizziness persists...

Cholesteatoma Symptoms & Treatments
...Patients should expect cholesteatoma if they experience these symptoms:  Frequent earache Dizziness Recurring ear infections Drainage of foul liquid from the ear, possibly bloody Hearing loss Ear feelings stuffy or full If any of these sound familiar, let your ENT doctor know right away...

Why Do My Ears Keep Ringing?
...If you also experience dizziness or hearing loss in one or both ears this could be a symptom of Meniere’s disease, and you should see your doctor right away...

How To Safely Clean Out Your Earwax
...You may notice changes in your hearing, dizziness, or a ringing in your ears...

Signs of Impacted Earwax
...If you are dealing with impacted earwax you may experience, Muffled hearing A feeling of fullness in the ears Ringing in the ears (tinnitus) Ear pain Dizziness If an infection develops you may notice a severe earache, drainage comes from the ear or a fever...

Vertigo and Dizziness
... Vertigo and dizziness are different Vertigo makes you feel as if you are moving even though you are standing still...

FAQs About Swimmer's Ear
... Since this infection impacts the outer ear canal, you’re more likely to experience, Itchy skin, particularly inside the ear Redness and swelling Pain or pressure that gets worse when tugging on or pulling on the ear Drainage from the ear Symptoms associated with Swimmer’s ear are typically localized to the ear, as compared to middle ear infections, which may also lead to dizziness, nausea, or fever...

Head and Neck
... Bell's Palsy Children and Facial Paralysis Dizziness and Motion Sickness Facial Plastic Surgery Facial Sports Injuries Children and Facial Trauma Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Pediatric Head and Neck Tumors Sinus Pain Sinusitis Fall Prevention Head and Neck Cancer Sinus Headaches Thyroid Disorders and Surgery TMJ

Cholesteatoma
...Hearing loss, dizziness, and facial muscle paralysis are rare, but can result from continued cholesteatoma growth...

Earaches
... In young children, adolescents, and adults look for: earache; feeling of fullness or pressure; hearing problems; dizziness; loss of balance, nausea, vomiting, ear drainage, and/or  fever...

Earwax
...Common solutions used for syringing include water and saline, which should be warmed to body temperature to prevent dizziness...

Buying a Hearing Aid: Answers to common questions
...If you have ear pain, drainage, excess earwax, hearing loss in only one ear, sudden or rapidly progressive hearing loss, or dizziness, it is especially important that you see an otolaryngologist, as these may be symptoms indicating a serious medical problem...

What You Should Know About Otosclerosis
...Other symptoms of the disorder can include dizziness, balance problems, or a sensation of ringing, roaring, buzzing, or hissing in the ears or head known as tinnitus...

Children and Facial Paralysis
... Episodes of dizziness...

Dizziness and Motion Sickness
Insight into causes and prevention What is dizziness...

Fall Prevention
...This includes a search for causes of dizziness, such as inner ear diseases; an evaluation of the inner ear balance system, which might be adversely affected by certain drugs (such as a class of antibiotics known as aminoglycocides); trauma; and the aging process...

Children and Facial Paralysis
... Episodes of dizziness...