Lately I have been experiencing a lot of problems with fullness in my ears. I don't know if it has been the weather which has turned from very hot to much cooler or maybe it is just something that happened without any cause. It is difficult to say I don't know if it has contributed to my recent bouts of Meniere’s disease attacks but it certainly couldn't have helped any. The occasional times that I have tinnitus haven't really increased although it is hard to determine because fullness in the ears sometimes mimics tinnitus, at least it seems that way to me. Fullness in the ears is sometimes referred to as aural fullness.
I have written in the past that I have always had problems with my ears especially when I was younger. Earaches were a common thing for me because I always seemed to get sick and it always seemed to end up with an ear infection. My only relief was from ear drops and antibiotics. As I got older the earaches went away and the only problems that I had with my ears was when I driving or riding over the mountains. I grew up in western Pennsylvania in a small town that was at the foot of the Appalachian Mountains so high elevation was a problem for my ears. I would often experience aural fullness but at the time thought nothing of it.
Luckily I don’t get many earaches now but this fullness in my ears is unpleasant and I am worry that it is a precursor to a major attack. Hopefully it wouldn’t I’ll have to wait and see.
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