A 35-year-old male asked:
i hear an ocean sound in ear for a second when swallow,its worse when first wake up. also feel pressure like ear needs to pop. no fluid in ear. ideas?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Marsha Davis answered
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Eustacian tube : Dysfunction . Try an over the counter decongestant during the day and a spray of afrin at night and learn to irrigate your nose with saline spray and see if that does not help . A nasal steroid that is over the counter once a day might help also
Answered on Nov 27, 2017
Dr. Ellen Altenburg answered
31 years experience Pediatrics
ETD: Could be a eustachian tube dysfunction. Your PCP should be able to evaluate for it and rule out other causes. Here is some information: https://www.bcm.edu/healthcare/care-centers/otolaryngology/conditions/eustachian-tube-dysfunction
Answered on Apr 27, 2015
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