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A 25-year-old female asked:

I have an upper respiratory infection and have been taking clarithromycin for 2 days. i now have cold like symptoms an a blocked ear. is this normal?

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Dr. Robert Stachler
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Blocked ear: Quite common. Do not worry about it. The infection can take a week to ten days to clear. Good luck and hang in there. See my other answer to this question.

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