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ear wax, alien or brain cancer?

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  • Posted By: angel j
  • February 18, 2007
  • 02:05 AM

this started 25 years ago. with sinus problems and neck pain. thought for a while i had CFS. joint pain, extreme neck pain. went dr hopping everytime exrays , exam; nothing i would go home with antibiotics. i gave up learned to live with it. got a little better it was tolerable. but , at least once a year i was in for sinus infection. told i had 3 dengerative disks in my neck. 3 yrs ago i had a pimple below the mastoid area. and sinus acting up agian. drainage from the temporal region into my throat. with a sight swelling in the anterior , peritonsil area.. i was doing ok until 6 mo ago. no flare ups. 3 weeks ago dr. as usual says nothing wrong , ear canal looks fine. so i been treating it with peroxide. he says that was ok. it boils like crazy. doing this 3 times a week. thought it was wax. i can lay down and feel it in my ear. But, last nite i thought it was a wire in my ear!!!!! its a long coiled, spring, spiraled something surrounded with a 'fuzz' coming from my ear drum. if i rub my head on the pillow it kinda disenegrates is this earwax? cholesteatoma? mastoiditis? or cancer or an alien?

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  • You don't say if you have been tested for Allergies, yeast, or Lyme disease. Have you been to and ENT to see abt any possible sinus obstructions? One doc suggested, getting a big bottle of saline for contact lense users, tipping the head back and squirting the saline up into the sinuses, untill it starts to run down the throat....It really helped to stop alot of my sinus infections...Just besure its pure saline, nothing else in it. It gets alot of trapped junk out of there, and has also helped my ears, to push the wax out from the inside , I guess. Its safe to use several times a day , if you need to. I keep doing it even when I don't have an infection and it keeps the sinuses moist, so they don't get irritated and swell. I went from abt 10 infections in one yr, to maybe 1 in 2 yrs. I would be careful with the peroxide in the ears, as that has a drying affect and could be cause the other sensation you are feeling. I have much of your symptoms for nearly 20 yrs. I had all neg bloodwork and scans too. They told me I had Fibro/CFS. But they never tested me for LYme disease and its co infections, until I got bit recently for the second time. Some of the Lyme bacteria are like little cork screws and get into every place, they can make you feel crawly, so to speak. Please look into Lyme. Best wishes to feel better .
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 18, 2007
    • 01:08 PM
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  • what about mies? Try permetherin and ivermectin to make sure you do not have a mite (scabies) infestation. Cannot hurt, might help.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 18, 2007
    • 05:27 PM
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  • thanks for all your input especially first user. over the years i've been thru it all . I bought the book 'yeast connection', thought maybe sinus cancer even thought 'lumpy jaw disease" (cant think of med term) i was around horses, i worked as a floral designer around spanish moss, its full of stuff thought maybe aspergilliosis. i even have a botched nose job from a doc that said he would 'fix' my nose for better breathing. Ha Ha. i was bit by a tick right in the area of the mastoid but, that was four years after my symptoms started. ive been using a neti pot (for one month) and really think it helps, with a weak saline solution. i take a generic clartin extra vit c and eat a lot of yogurt. I'am going to the hospitial tomorrow. i know i need some cat or MRI . maybe this was from a head injury. or some type of cyst. i hope this is not some type of parasint EEEK that gives me the creeps i cant even think that way. i can feel a sprial about 2 inches in diameter under my scalp, only when i lay down on it, not with my hand. and feels like the mengies (covering of the brain is movable. although its the best ive felt in 25 years my neck pain is gone i had pain from my neck to down the middle of my back. i breathed steam with eucaliptus oil four days before this happened (broke open). going to the hospitial in morn. if u can think of anything e=mail me tomyhawk1@yahoo.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 20, 2007
    • 03:24 AM
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  • Hi, Its me again. You could have been bitten by a tick before the one you saw bit you and didn't get a rash the first time. You may have thought you got jabbed by a piece of hay, or thought it was a misquito bite. Are you still around big animals with the hay & dust?? The yr I had all the infections, I spent alot of time in the barn, taking care of the amimals. Maybe try those paper filter masks, they do keep the dust out pretty well. Lyme does get in every place, the brain area too. This is a good site if you think it might be Lyme www.lymenet.org . An Mri will be able to find some thing out. It dosen't show Lyme, however. Let us know what you found out, when you can.Best wishes to feel better .
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 20, 2007
    • 09:47 AM
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