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clicking in my ear when I swallow

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Yes & No: Vertigo is commonly caused by a problem with the way balance works in the inner ear, although there are other causes that the ENT Doctor will need to ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Normal: The sound is likely normal and is related to increase pressure of the oropharynx during swallowing and opening/closing of the tube which connects the ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: As you open or close the tube between your throat & ear (the eustachian tube) you can add or release pressure on the ear drum which may cause a click. ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
May be: See a dentist and get a dental guard and see if it helps.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Go back to your doc: Or at least call them back and explain your progress. Often times infections may be TREATED adequately by antibiotics...but their overall effects on ... Read More
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Leeman
28 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
TMJ: Sounds like you may be experiencing temporomandibular joint clicking and if it persists you will want to get it evaluated by an ENT physician.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ear clicking: Hello. The clicking sound is the palatoglossis muscle opening and closing the eustachian tube opening. This is the normal pathway that the middle ear ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: This can be from either 1) the TMJ (temporomandibular joint) clicking right in front of your ears or 2) the opening/closing of the eustachian tube.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not all related: The popping of the ears can be easily explained by Eustachian tube opening when you swallow. This is absolutely normal and you are just aware of a no ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Well: Maybe loud noises are expected for you you really need to ask your doctor neurologist the specific question

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