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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
See ENT doctor: You must have seen at least one doctor if you have had those tests. As the problem is still there and unresolved, see an ENT specialist for his/her e ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ear pressure: It can help to clear the ear pressure.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Valsalva: Doing a valsalva maneuver will equalize the pressure between ears and sinuses if the area is not filled with mucus or swollen. It is also called "clea ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ng
30 years experience Family Medicine
See below: The valsalva maneuver or valsalva manoeuvre is performed by moderately forceful attempted exhalation against a closed airway, usually done by closing ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
50 years experience Cardiology
Any thing: that increases pressure eg. coughing, V/m, bending forward may cause pain in back if u have heniated disc . other signs are pain going to legs, numbne ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience Cardiology
Anything : That decreases venous return leads to a reduction in volume to the heart. These changes will effect the intensity of murmurs. With the valsalva there ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Ummat
34 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Soemtimes: When some people swallow or bear down, the vagus nerve is overly stimulated and creates a nausea sensation. Usually this person has an excessive gag r ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Sisselman
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Valsalva: A valsalva maneuver is bearing down as if having a bowel movement, or forceful exhalation against a closed airway as in closing mouth pinching nose sh ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
45 years experience Medical Oncology
Usually: This is one of the typical ways used to clear the ears on desent. It should never be prolonged or aggressive. If you ears are not clearing don't keep ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
The valsalva does: not slow the heart rate. It increases the heart rate during the time of increase in intrathoracic pressure due to restricted venous return. Wikipedia ... Read More
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