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Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Ears crack: suspect wax. Have someone look in ears.

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ear popping: May be normal or abnormal. Could represent mild ET dysfunction. See ENT if persists for ear examination and nasopharyngeal endoscopy. DC smoking, alco ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
EustachianTubeDysfxn: Sounds like you're describing Eustachian tube dysfunction, a harmless but uncomfortable clogging of tube that drains middle ear to back of throat. Som ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
35 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Crepitus: When you swallow, your cartilage voice box rises up and down. If you hyperextend your neck, it can make a sound as the back of your larynx rubs agains ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
32 years experience Family Medicine
ENT: You may want to see an ENT specialist and demonstrate it. Also, may want to quit smoking ASAP. As you know, it can cause head and neck cancer. Your dr ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
THOTS: Consider issue with eustacian tube, but need to assess inner ear function and an otolaryngologist can do testing to uncover issues.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
41 years experience Addiction Medicine
ENT for Clicking: The best advise is the see an ENT specialist (ear nose and throat). This is a surgeon that specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions in ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Start by seeing your doctor for a. Exam. If your doctor finds nothing have a referral to ent specialist for a more thorough exam. Start there
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Popping sounds: Yes and maybe no. The eustachian tube will open when you swallow. If there is hearing loss, ear pressure, pain, could represent eustachian inflammatio ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Eustachian tube: Your eustachian tube is intermittently being plugged and unplugged. The tube can be very sensitive to swelling such as occurs with viral infection, a ... Read More
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