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Olive Branch, MS
A 42-year-old member asked:

Since daughter was 3 (7 now), she says she feels a pop inside her head behind ear with a small quick pain and then a warm sensation...ideas?

2 doctor answers9 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Glauber
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Sounds familiar: I can't say I have a great explanation but this is an accurate description of something i experienced as a child. On a practical level if this is not something that is associated with other symptoms and she is otherwise thriving you needn't worry about it.
Dr. Touraj Shafai
Pediatrics 60 years experience
Nasal allergy: This child may have nasal allergy and and a pop inside her head behind her ear may be due to air entering her middle ear after swallowing, similar to the feeling we have due to altitude change, may be associated by slight pain. These symptoms may resolve by allergy meds.
Last updated Oct 23, 2017

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