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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
No: Less. Many people sniff this up strongly which means that much of it goes to the throat and is swallowed. Read the instructions. It should be aimed to ... Read More

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A male asked:
Dr. Daniel Cabot
21 years experience Family Medicine
It depends : It depends On things like your specific anatomy (how vertical your Eustachian tube is), how hydrated you are , other medications you are taking, etc. ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Varies: Fluid buildup is not uncommon and its resolution depends on many factors. The underlying illness may have triggered swelling in the Eustachian tube th ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Unlikely: Decongestants usually do not clear eustachian tube obstruction with mucus. It would not be harmful to try sudafed, but if say 5 days of treatment doe ... Read More
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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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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.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Costello
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Varies: This is common after an episode of otitis media and can persist up to 3 months. However, there are people who live with it constantly and may need in ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
In general can not: I wonder how you know there is mucus or any pathology in the Eustachian tube. The Eustachian tube runs from the back of the nose (nasopharynx) to the ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See ENT: To make the most accurate diagnosis see ENT who works with audiologist. Many conditions act like etd such as tmj.
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