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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Culviner
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Can repeat tubes: Actually, many people do get multiple sets of tubes throughout their adult life. There has been some papers on laser tuboplasty to surgically enlarge ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Nasal steroid: This sounds odd to some patient to start nasal steroid such as Flonase for their ear symptoms. The majority will be controlled with nasal steroid. F ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Rosch
49 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Relieve or bypass: The eustachian tube is the connector between the back of the nose and the middle ear. It's function is to allow pressure to equilibrate in the middle ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Satloff
40 years experience Pain Management
See ENT: I am always suspicious about the presence of Mold toxins when there is a sinus issue..Get checked
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Bates
36 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Turbinates: You have 3 sets of turbinates, and the lower, or inferior, ones usually cause the problems you describe. They can become enlarged due to inflammation ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne Finerman
42 years experience Pediatrics
Middle Ear: The eustachian tube is our drainage (& pressure equalizer) for our middle ear, obstructed by excessive mucous production (colds, allergy, smoke expos ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
19 years experience Urgent Care
Pain: Having mucous or infection in an ear tube may cause pain during pressure changes of ascending and descending. This could also potentially cause the in ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
35 years experience Family Medicine
Pain: It may be very painful to fly with your Eustachian tube(s) blocked. Try Flonase nasal spray (now sold over-the-counter). Use 2 sprays in each nostri ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Yes, and: A blocked eustachian tube can come from other head/neck issues, including a cold, allergy, sinusitis-all can cause head/neck pain!
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Hi. : Hi. First off - please take off the head phones and keep them off until the pain has resolved. Trying pinching down both of your nostrils so that no a ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: This should go away after your tube is unblocked. If it doesn't in a few days please see a doctor.
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