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how to get your ears to pop when you have a sinus infection

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Serous effusion: You may have fluid accumulation in your middle ear. It would be prudent to see an ENT specialist to avoid infection of the middle ear.
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A male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Decongestant: You might try irrigating your sinuses with a saline solution using a neti-pot, and also taking some Pseudoephedrine (ask your friendly pharmacist). I ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Sinusitis: Try a saline irrigation schedule using a Neti-pot, and perhaps add a decongestant. This should help you feel better more rapidly. Best wishes and hope ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Some time it happen: To get rid of it treat your sinus problem most likely will go away.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam King
Dr. Adam King answered
14 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Hearing loss: The symptoms you decribe could be caused by fluid in the inner ear, infection or perhaps a ruptured eardrum. Please seek the evaluation of a physicia ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Contagiousness: Your 2 month old has all the immunity that you do until 6 months. He can get the same viral colds as you, but he is not at risk for the secondary infe ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
48 years experience Family Medicine
Let a doc look: The external ear canal shouldn't swell with a sinus infection. The little eustachian tube could get plugged with mucous, but you couldn't tell by look ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Zithromax is good: Zithromax is ok for uncomplicated sinus infections. You need to give it a few days though. Also try steam and decongestants. Stay away from antihistam ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Hard to say.: Hard to say, could be today, or a week. Take OTC decongestants. If it persists a week, see an ENT doc.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Klein
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Antibiotics: If you have a sinus infection and those symptoms then you would need an antibiotic, a steroid nasal spray, two days of a decongestant spray such as af ... Read More
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