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A 39-year-old female asked:

I had a bad throat n cough. the throat is good, the cough is clearing, but now my ear is plugged. tried yawning, nothing works, what can i do to hear?

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Dr. Anthony Rooklin
Allergy and Immunology 50 years experience
Decongestant: It sounds like you are suffering from a cold which is slowly getting better but now your eustacian tubes are blocked. You might get some releif from using an oral decongestant. If not getting better it may be time to see your doctor.

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