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why do my ears pop when I blow my nose

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
More likely pressure: You likely had an unnoticed closure of your eustachian tube that reopened to allow some air into your middle ear space.But this should not produce co ... Read More

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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Air pressure: There is a small connection between your nose and ear called Eustacian Tube. Blowing the nose allows some air pressure changes to happen and the feeli ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Runny nose: You may have a viral cold, but an allergy cannot be ruled out
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
Middle ear effusion: You may have a blocked eustachian tube causing a collection of fluid in your middle ear which could cause your symptoms. Also significant ear infectio ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Oppenheimer
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
ETD: Probably what you have is eustachian tube dysfunction (ETD). Can happen after a sinus infection or even due to pregnancy. It will most likely resolve ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Abel
25 years experience Pediatrics
Congestion: Try nasal saline mist/rinse to thin the secretions and moisturizer the nasal passages. If it persists, see your physician.
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A female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Nasal congestion: This suggest that you likely have some congestion in your nose causing partial obstruction to your ears . If this has been present for a month, aller ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Eustachian tube.: You may have problems with your eustachian tubes in your ears. They may not be working properly and causing the plugged feeling in your ear. The sou ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chastain
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Eustachian tube: You are suffering with eustachian tube dysfunction. The eustachian tube connects the space behind the eardrum to the back inside of the nose. Sinus is ... Read More
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Dr. Ashwin Patel
41 years experience Urgent Care
Take decongestants.: Blocked ears when you have runny and congested nose is due to congestion in eustachian tube that connects ears to throat. Taking decongestants with g ... Read More

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