A 16-year-old female asked:
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why do does my inner ear throb in the cold? it feels like my eardrums are frozen and swelling in my head. warmth makes it better. no hearing loss

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Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Ans: The ears have no protection to the cold and wind. Cover them up when you go outside. You will feel better
Answered on Dec 18, 2015

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