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Ear fullness

Ear fullness: Introduction

Ear fullness: Feeling of fullness of the ear. See detailed information below for a list of 19 causes of Ear fullness, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Ear fullness:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Ear fullness. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Ear fullness

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Causes of Types of Ear fullness:

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Ear fullness: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Ear fullness, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Ear fullness Treatments

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Stories from Users for Ear fullness

Real-life user stories relating to Ear fullness:

Message Boards for Ear fullness

Symptom specific forums: The following patient stories in our interactive forums and message boards relate to Ear fullness or relevant symptoms:

Diagnostic tests for Ear fullness:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Ear fullness. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Manipulate the pinna to establish if this aggravates the pain - would suggest otitis externa.
    • Examine for enlargement of the local lymph nodes
    • Examine the nature of any ear discharge
    • Examine both ear canals and ear drums with otoscope looking for abnormalities such as infection, ruptured drum or foreign body
  • Blood tests
  • more tests...»

Ear fullness: Animations

Ear fullness: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Ear fullness may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Ear fullness

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Ear fullness. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

Create your printable checklist here.

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Ear fullness: Deaths

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Ear fullness: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Organs affected by Ear fullness:

The list of organs typically affected by Ear fullness may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Ear fullness

The list below shows some of the causes of Ear fullness mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Ear fullness?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Ear fullness. Of the 19 causes of Ear fullness that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 17 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Ear fullness:

The following list of conditions have 'Ear fullness' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Ear fullness?

Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Ear fullness, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

Classifications of Ear fullness:

Medical Conditions associated with Ear fullness:

Ear symptoms (1999 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

Symptoms related to Ear fullness:

Earache (162 causes), Ear discharge (28 causes), Ear pain (66 causes), Hearing loss (271 causes), Ear symptoms (1999 causes), Ear wax, Ear infection (83 causes), Hay fever (16 causes), Otitis externa (10 causes), Meniere's disease (4 causes), Swimmer's ear, Changes in air pressure (e.g. flying)

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Medical News summaries about Ear fullness

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Ear fullness

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