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clogged ear feeling but no ear infection. is that ear canal, tube?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Eustachian Tube: A clogged ear with no infection or fluid in the ear is usually the result of a poorly functioning eustachian tube. This is the connection from the middle ear to the nose, responsible for maintaining proper air pressure in the ear.When clogged, the ear feels full or stuffy.
Answered on Mar 14, 2020
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