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A 38-year-old female asked:

Right ear has been popping with certain movements. especially when i stretch my neck or move my head. it does feel slightly full and hurts a little. eustachian tube dysfunction?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Normal people can often perceive a click/pop of their Eustachian tube with any jaw movement that straightens the tube. If allergies/cold or other factors have led to tube closure, the pop may not occur. There is little you can do to modify this tube activity.
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