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Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders

Hot ears

11/05/2009

Question:

Occasionly Iget the feeling of Hot ears particularly in evenings&sometimes in the morning.I am hypertensive with bp under 130/80 range.Also occasionly suffering with GERD.Iam physically active with regular regime of exercises &vegiterian food.HOT FLUSHES or hot feeling of both ears is due to any major problem?

Answer:

Probably not. However, I would recommend evaluation by an otolaryngologist, including a hearing evaluation. This may be due to changes in temperature. Rarely, hormonal imbalances or autoimmune diseases are another possibility.

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Ravi N Samy, MD, FACS Ravi N Samy, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, Director of Skull Base Surgery Fellowship, Director of Adults Cochlear Implantation Program
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati