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When i swallow my ears pop

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
It is the sensation: from your ears equalizing pressure.
A male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Hello. : Hello. I can't diagnose your symptoms. However you may have congestion causing your eustachian tube to dysfunction. The eustacian tube drains fluids a... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Capista
Specializes in Cosmetic Dentistry
It could be from TM.: It could be from a TMJ problem or you may have some arthritis starting to from in the joint. If it persists, or becomes painful consult your dentist.
Dr. John Van der Werff
Dentistry 40 years experience
Also consider: It could also be the opening and closing of you eustation tube. Either way it is not usually treated unless there is pain associated with it. Then i... Read More
Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 46 years experience
Maybe: Maybe. Likely either your joint popping or your eustachian tube opening and closing.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Murray Grossan
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 74 years experience
Ears pop: A ct of sinuses might miss swelling of the eustachian tube -eto- if they are not specifically looking for this. Ask your doctor about using nasal spr... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
A Verified Doctoranswered
29 years experience
Ear pop: Ear pop when swallowing because there are muscles in your mouth and ear that opens the eustachian tube (tube between ear and nose) causing decompress... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
No: Not to worry - this is just because ear pressure is being equalized.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
Facial Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Ears Popping: The eustacian tubes open up as needed to keep the pressure normal behind the eardrums. The muscles uses to do this are also associated with swallowing... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
This happens: because your ears are equalizing pressure.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Congestion can: Put pressure against the eustachian tube (which drains from the ear and empties into the throat). This allows pressure to build in your ear. Swallowi... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Dudrak
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Serous otitis: You probably have fluid build-up behind the ear drum, caused by inflammation of the back of the throat/sinuses keeping your ears from opening up and d... Read More
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