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Can your thoart close from an ear infection?

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Dr. Olayinka Adedayo
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
No,its the reverse: Usually a throat infection may make you feel as if your ear drums are closed from blockade of the tympanic tube.
Answered on May 20, 2016
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