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i've got the flu and my ears crackle when i blow my nose. now my ear is blocked and feels uncomfortable, plus i had dizziness. what could it be?

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Dr. Ashwin Patel
41 years experience Urgent Care
Take decongestants.: Blocked ears when you have runny and congested nose is due to congestion in eustachian tube that connects ears to throat. Taking decongestants with guifenecin should help. Mucinex (guaifenesin) D is one such medicine. It is sold over the counter but you might need to ask a pharmacist to give it to you.
Answered on Sep 8, 2015

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