When it rains, it pours with me as far as health issues. I now have another problem I’m trying to deal with along with my ME/CFS flare – inner ear problems. A few days ago I noticed that I started having this feeling like my inner ear was wet, but I know I didn’t get any water in it. Also, when I tried to check with a Q-tip (very gently) to see if it came out wet – nothing. Completely dry. Then I started experiencing another very annoying symptom that has increasingly grown worse over the past few days. It feels like something is moving around inside my ear, but it’s kind of a vibrating/numbing type feeling. It’s hard to explain. The best way I can describe it is it kind of feels like when I had long hair and it would get inside my ears sometimes. I keep having this urge to move my hair away from my ears when I don’t have any hair around my ears. My hair is really super short now. I am having some pain but not an extreme amount. It’s more annoying than anything.
I am not having any dizziness or anything like that. When I lie down the cold, wet feeling gets worse. If I lie on my right ear, the feeling that something is inside my ear gets worse. If I lie on my left ear, the cold, wet feeling becomes really intense. Sounds weird, doesn’t it?
My fear is that a bug or spider or something crawled in my ear – yuck! Any suggestions?