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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Backman
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
You can't: The eustachian tube itself is internal and cannot be cleaned. Things that cause nasal congesiton, such as allergies and colds, can lead to blockage of ... Read More
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Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Impossible: The ET does not require cleaning. Inaccessible. See ENT doc for ET problems.

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: By blowing against a closed nose you force air up the eustachian tube which can open it, may be only temporarily.
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience Pediatrics
Definitely!: by yawning, by chewing gum and blowing nose against pinched nostrils.
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Tips: Useful information here: http://patient.info/health/eustachian-tube-dysfunction
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience Internal Medicine
INFLAMMATION: Upper respiratory infection/ allergies, cogestion/ repeated chronic otitis leading to narrowing of the tubes.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Eustachian tube dysf: The length of Eustachian tube dysfx depends on the original reason why the tube was blocked or not functioning in the first place. If it is a cold: ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Clogged ears: The eustachian tube opens in the back of the nose next to the adenoid and goes up to the middle ear - space behind the ear drum. Fundamentally, dysfun ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne Finerman
41 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Two way tube: The eustachian tube equalizes the pressure between the outside world and the inner ear. Air can pass either way in response to outside pressure, whet ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
ENT doc: ENT doc manages this.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hearing loss + more: Eustachian tube dysfunction means your ears cannot properly equalize its pressure. So ear fullness is common. It also impairs the conduction of sound ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience Dentistry
Blockage: Blockage of passageway between throat and ear bilateral refers to both sides check with an ENT for confirmation and treatment.

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