A 52-year-old female asked:
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i have serous otitis & retracted eardrums.wont get nasal spray for a few days.anything i can do until i get meds.buzzing sounds in both ears.no pain?

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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Congestion: Try using nasal saline irrigation with a Neti-pot, get pseudoephedrine decongestant from your local pharmacy.
Answered on Sep 26, 2014

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