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A 33-year-old female asked:

Yesterday i stretched my head up and heard a pop accompanied by severe pain and headache. pain is still intense and my ears feel clog, is it strain?

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Dr. Michael Sokol
Specializes in Internal Medicine
It is not strain: Such a pop is more likely a tympanic membrane (eardrum) or eustachian tube problem. Another potential cause could be a skeletal or muscular issue involving your upper neck vertebrae or your jaw.
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