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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
It may work: It may work.. It just takes a while and you may not need it:try performing a valsalva maneuver - pinch your nose and gently "blow" air out of your nos ... Read More
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Dr. Harold Peltan
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Not so much: Pseudoephedrine can work if the reason you are prone to blockage is allergy. Pseudoephedrine is an antihistamine that improves symptoms of allergy. ... Read More

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Dr. James Okamoto
29 years experience Family Medicine
I probably wouldn't: It sounds like your symptoms are fairly mild. I would focus more on treating your allergies, and then use a decongestant if you have a cold as long a ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fawad Khan
Specializes in Sleep Medicine
Tonsillitis: Sounds like a chronic inflammation of the tonsil that leeds to infection in the surrounding tissues. May need to have tonsils taken out if it is a rec ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Jakubowicz
22 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ear Pressure: Pressure in the middle ear is ideally equal to environmental pressure. It is corrected by the eustachian tube, which connects from the middle ear to t ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
56 years experience Pediatrics
Ear pressure: Ear pressure is maintained by constant flow of air through the eustachian tube which connects the middle to the throat. You can try blowing ballons o ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
18 years experience Pharmacy
Possibly: Antihistamines are designed to reduce allergic symptoms which includes mucus production. Anything that reduces fluid like that should have an effect o ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
A cold or upper...: Respiratory infection can cause fluid in the middle ear and or eustachian tube dysfunction. This is usually temporary but can last from very short ter ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
I would not: jump to that conclusion. You may have congestion. It this is not responsive to OTC's -seek assessment. Take care.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Hackett
39 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See an ENT doc: This could be meniere's disease. There are 4 symptoms that characterize this: intermittent verigo associated with pressure in the ear, ringing in the ... Read More
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