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I have a cold and my ear hurts when I blow my nose

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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 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sinus rinsing: Nasal rinsing/neti-pot saline rinse is a very effective FIRST line remedy for acute sinus issues (I usually recommend chitorhino (chitorhino.com). You ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
8 years experience Dentistry
Regardless: You have to have them removed since they started giving you problems at your age ..
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Swallowing motion: There is likely a partial obstruction in you Eustachian tube. When you blow your nose, you force air into your ear and it gets trapped there. You may ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Bruxism?: When people grind their teeth while sleeping, they complain of ear pain in the morning as the insertion point of their jaw to their skull base is near ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Ear pops: The ear pops because the the can supplying the eare is free from congestion; don't really understand hat your question is?
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Middle ear or sinus: This could be otitis Media and Sinusitis or both. The blood could be due to infection or even ruptured membranes. You can discuss thsi with your ph ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Pressure : When you blew your nose, pressure increased in your oropharynx and air went through your eustachian tube to your inner ear. It is no big deal and the ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Cold: As you know all cold medicine is unsafe in pregnancy and you should rest, warm fluid, elevate your head when you go to bed. See pcp if symptoms worsen ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. If you have a middle ear infection and you heard a popping noise and have fluid or blood coming from your ear - that could be a ruptured tympan ... Read More

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