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ear pain when blowing nose

A female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Open mouth: If you open your mouth slightly when you blow your nose, you will not get the pressure on the eustachian tube and thus no pain. Try it.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Not uncommon: It is not clear what if any your question is. When you post on this site you need to provide your symptoms & then ask a clear related question. Yo ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
17 years experience Emergency Medicine
Nope: That is a sign that you are increasing the inner ear pressure when you blow your nose. The nose connects to the inner ear via the eustachian tube. Thi ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nodes: Probably a URI with middle ear infection
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John McClay
30 years experience Head and Neck Surgery
Virus or Sinusitis: You have a virus or sinus infection. If your symptoms just started, you don't have any significant fever (less than 100 degrees fahrenheit ) and tylen ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Using this site: You get the most from this site when you provide detailed information about a health issue followed by a clear related question. Room for a response i ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel See
Dr. Joel See answered
18 years experience Pain Management
Good thought: Yes, it could happen, any primary care doctor can take a look and tell you the answer right away.
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
Pressurized tube: With blowing your nostrils in this manner, the concern is that by doing so, you have opened up the Eustachian tube and added air to the canal which o ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rumbyrt
31 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possibly: Pain is not a common feature of allergies. If however, the pain is due from congestion (that is, a 'pressure' like pain), than allergies certainly co ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Eustachian tube dyfx: When you are yawning the popping you are having is caused by air rushing into the ear when your eustachian tube is opening. The eustachian tube is a ... Read More
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