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A 43-year-old female asked:

I have etd. i am a runner. when i run lately i hear a clicking sound in my inner ear which stops if i walk. is it harmful to keep running?

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Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Pediatrics 46 years experience
ETD in runners: Your ENT specialist would be in a better position to answer this question knowing your medical history and having discussed treatment options. For a chronic condition like ETD, a regular activity like jogging shouldn't be too risky while a bit annoying. I would make sure you give yourself regular breaks to make sure your condition keeps returning to normal, while you seek additional advice.

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