A 30-year-old member asked:
can afrin (oxymetazoline) cause eustachian tube problems?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Mark Loury answered
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not usually: If anything afrin (oxymetazoline) helps to open the et opening making it easier on the ears during diving and descending on planes. It may make it too open in which case the ear may feel plugged and you can hear your voice and breathing (autophony).
Answered on Mar 3, 2013
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