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why do my ears pop everytime i burp

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
You have: eustachian tube dysfunction,which explains the ears popping. It probably has to do withe plane ride. Your eustachiaan tubes are clogged and pop open w ... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Lee
34 years experience Family Medicine
No: The ear tympanum can become weak from overuse and poor nutrition. Occasional dehydration can also permit as popping noise against the small bones beh ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
Eustachian tube : Sounds like a Eustachian tube blockage . Try a nasal decongestant nasal spray . If not settling , see your GP
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience Podiatry
No: No, just pressure changes while you workout. Not to be worried.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Eustachian tube: The tube that drains mucous from your middle ear is likely swollen. It can open and close when you chew or "pop" your ear and such maneuvers allow the ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
You might have a: Buildup of pressure in your eustacian tubes?
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Probably not ears: There are many structures at the side of the face besides the ears. Bending over should not cause any ear pressure or pain. You may have referred pai ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Eustachian tube: Likely the eustachian tube opening. If it troubles you, may represent eustachian tube dysfunction. See an ENT doc.
A female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Possibly eustacean: tube dysfunction. Many individuals get a little flushed and congested in the sinuses when exercising, and this could cause partial blockage of the Eus ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Bates
35 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Because of this...: Your ears open up because when you yawn you open up the eustachian tube that connects your throat with your ears. It probably has nothing to do with " ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Normal: Moving the trachea from side to side normally produces a clicking noise.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phil Zapanta
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Throat problem: You might be having referred pain from your throat. Your throat may be the source of your ear discomfort. This can range from a pharyngitis to refl ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It's normal: It is from your ears equalizing pressure.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Bates
35 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Displaced TMJ disc: Your jaw pops when you eat because you probably have a displaced TMJ disc. The disc sits on top of the jaw joint (condyle) and should move smoothly an ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. James Goodpaster
28 years experience Dentistry
Possible TMJ: It could be an issue with your joint, it could be as simple as the eustachian tube relieving the pressure difference or could indicate either a tooth ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not sure: Need more information Recommend a Ear, Nose and Throat specialist
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It is the sensation: from your ears equalizing pressure.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
30 years experience Ophthalmology
That can be normal: Since the eustachian tube connects the mouth to the middle ear. Swallowing helps to equalize pressures in your ear (the pop).
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Pressure: It is likely a pressure change from the thoracic to abdominal cavity and likely the esophagus might have a slight movement through the diaphragm. This ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Hargan
22 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Not sure: There is a small nerve that travels from the ear canal (deep) area to the tongue that if it's mobility is altered somehow may cause some pain that is ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
This happens: because your ears are equalizing pressure.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
21 years experience Gastroenterology
Regurgitation: When you burp, you are relaxing the lower esophageal sphincter (muscle at the bottom of the esophagus that keeps food and gas in the stomach for diges ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ear pain: With the pain while swallowing, it sounds like eustachian tube dysfunction. However, chewing causing ear pain sounds like temporomandibular joint pai ... Read More

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