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I flew a week ago with a blocked nose and my ears hurt from the pressure but they have not equalised since and hurt when i bend over or blow my nose?

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Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 46 years experience
Eustachian Tubes: Drink plenty of fluids and use gentle saline to try and open your sinus passages and your Eustachian tubes. Blowing out your cheeks and swallowing or blowing into a straw with the end blocked by your finger, will help. For persistent symptoms, see your doctor. All the best and feel better.

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