A 23-year-old male asked:
I had a myringotomy in december of 2014, no problems until now. when i lay down or back my ear fills with pressure. if i stand up it disappears.
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 46 years experience
Positional: Have your doctor check your tubes and how they are functioning. Try to keep them as patent as possible by performing Valsalva maneuvers. You may ask your doctor for drops to help this happen. All the best.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
3.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Mar 8, 2015
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.