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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Yes: A middle ear space has a build up of mucous/pus/debris during infections which will usually prevent a loss of air from that space in a pressurized cab... Read More
Dr. Thomas Erdmann
Family Medicine 30 years experience
I would not: Otitis media, a middle ear infection, can cause significant pain when you go up or down in an aircraft. See your doctor and have it evaluated.

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Hospital-based practice 46 years experience
Hearing loss: Hearing loss due to otitis media usually resolves once the infection is controlled provided you do not have a perforated ear drum.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanford Archer
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 38 years experience
No: An ear infection can affect balance and equilibrium, characteristics critical in martial arts. You can hurt yourself or be hurt if not fully recovere... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Like before 1940 ?: Some viral ear infections self heal in 2-4 day. Bacterial infections tend to persist and may lead to real complications. Infants need an early eval.If... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 39 years experience
Depends: That depends on the type of infection, the symptoms and severity of the problem. It is hard to answer that question without more info.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Otitis: The duration of ear infections vary greatly from person to person. Some are treated with antibiotics and can resolve within a week others need a longe... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 60 years experience
Same as in children: If you truly have a middle ear infection, otitis media, and the cause can be proven to be bacterial, the same bacteria that infect the middle ears in ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anna Meyer
Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 19 years experience
Time: You can try popping your ears, but mostly it is just a matter of time. 50% of people no longer have fluid that is causing the hearing loss at one mont... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 36 years experience
No, but....: A middle ear infection will not cause cough and chest congestion. However, the same virus that caused the middle ear infection in the first place may ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Several options: A middle ear infection generally hurts because the mass of germs/pus/fluid in the tiny middle ear space pushes the drum out. When/if the germs die th... Read More

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