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A 33-year-old member asked:

My sinuses and ears have been plugged up? will it go away?

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Dr. John McClay
Head and Neck Surgery 32 years experience
It should: It should once the swelling goes down. Swelling in the nose often causes clogged sensation in the ears. Using medication to make the nose better, like an antihistamine, decongestant, or a few days of afrin (oxymetazoline) may make both better.

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Last updated Mar 20, 2014

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