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St. Petersburg, FL
A 38-year-old male asked:

Bulge feels like vein right side of throat when pushing bowel movement etc. is this normal? also off and on uncomfortable feeling slight pain in right ear told i have tmj and gerd?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Yes. Creating internal pressure to expel waste will raise the pressure on your veins & let them fill out noticeably. Ear pain can come from many things. When it bothers you enough have it checked.
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