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Noise in ear when blowing nose

A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Ear pressure: May have fluid in ear from cold - antihistamines may help both ( i dont like sudafed-decongestants as they can cause heart issues and high blood press... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Valsalva maneuver: It can work however it your eustachian tube is blocked due to swelling or mucus then you might be unable to "clear" your ear (s).
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Ear infection: It is possible to spread a sinus infection or even a cold to your ears. I would try to avoid forceful nose blowing, and if the ear pain persists, i w... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Christophel
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 18 years experience
Many ways: The eustachian tube connects the very back of your nose to the middle ear. This tube is generally collapsed shut at rest and must be opened to allow ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Plugged ears: This is a great question and it really addresses the normal anatomy of the nose and ears. The middle ear and nose are directly connected by way of a... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Blowing nose: Not unless you blow off your tympanic membrane on one side (which is not very common with blowing nose).
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
See below: You increase intracranial pressure - you can cause a blood vessel in your brain to rupture. Rather than doing that, try yawning - perhaps repeatedly. ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Normal: It would be a normal sensation to get light-headed or dizzy after performing a valsalva maneuver for several seconds. A valsalva maneuver is when one... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Congestion in ear: Inner ear congestion can cause a full feeling in your ear, and as sound travels through the fluids, it can make noises referred to the ear when blowin... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
Stuffy ear: Must have cold with swelling of Eustacian tube. Recommend hot steamy shower, and heating pad over nose and forehead at night. Some decongestants may h... Read More