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A 26-year-old female asked:

I have a yeast ear infection for 3 months. going to see ent. if my ear crackles when yawn or burp does that mean my rubes are blocked?need surgery.?

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Dr. Layne Hermansen
Specializes in Family Medicine
Eustacian Tube : The crackling and popping in your ear is most likely from a congested eustacian tube. Start taking a decongestant and could resolve even before seeing ENT. The yeast infection could be a different issue. Good your seeing a specialist who can do an exam.

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