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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Christophel
16 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Tinnitus: The ringing in your ear is called tinnitus and usually is a sign of changes in your hearing. This can be secondary to prior loud noise exposure, such ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Not normal per se: It is not normal by definition as everyone does not hear noise in their ear when they swallow. However, it may be simple inner ear congestion due to s ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Congestion: Most likely fluid congestion behind you ear drum. Try an over the counter decongestant and see the Dr. if it persists. Best wishes.
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: Consult an ENT doctor.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Eustachian tube dyfx: When you are yawning the popping you are having is caused by air rushing into the ear when your eustachian tube is opening. The eustachian tube is a ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elton Behner
36 years experience Dentistry
Start with: a thorough TMJ evaluation by a dentist trained in treating TMJ disorders.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Glassman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Fluid in ear: Yes.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Serous otitis media: You have a serous otitis media and/or blocked eustachian tube. You need a good ear exam to remove a wax impaction if one is present. Otherwise, it gen ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
29 years experience Pediatrics
Ear pain: Sinus infection and ear infection can cause above symptoms. Tooth infection can cause jaw/ear pain but not nasal congestion. Severe allergies can caus ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Allergy: Try long term singulair (montelukast) along with antihistamine. Avoid cat, bird, rabbit, dust fume, tobacco. See how you do. Take 100mg vit c daily.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bobak Ghaheri
22 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Whistle : You could have a small hole in your eardrum that's allowing air escape. Or, the movement of the eardrum itself is making that noise.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
22 years experience Family Medicine
See Doctor: You could try irrigating your ear after using over the counter ear wax softener - you may have eustachian tube dysfunction and this should be evaluat ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Upper respiratory: infection. More commonly caused by viral infection. Warm fluids, saline rinse or gargle, rest, OTC analgesics and decongestants may help. See a docto ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience Pediatrics
Normal blood flow.: You're probably hearing the blood flowing through blood vessels in the ear area. When you have your ear on a pillow, you're blocking out environmenta ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Chang
16 years experience Pediatrics
Allergies/sinusitis: In either case, you should see your physician to see if you need treatment.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Fluid/Wax ??: Sounds like you may have a bit of fluid behind your ear drum. Most common cause this time of year is seasonal allergy. Try an antihistamine (Clariton ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
36 years experience Pediatrics
eustacian tube: Dysfunction, most common cause allergies, ENT md can eval if bothers u alot.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Eustachian Tube: The eustachian tube is also involved in your illness. When you blow your nose you force air and mucous up that tube. The inflammation from that cause ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Sinusitis: It sounds as if there may be sinusitis present, but best to undergo an exam by an ENT doctor and have this assessed appropriately. Good luck.
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