A 67-year-old male asked:
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i tried to relieve pressure in my ears by holding my nose and now i have pain in my right ear i've had a cold for a few days

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Dr. Ron Pelton
36 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Because : Because of swelling, it may be difficult to fully clear. If not, fluid can build behind the ear drum and cause pain. If the pain persists, you should see your ENT or pcp and have them evaluate your ear.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016

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