A 25-year-old female asked:
is it normal when you yawn or drink your ears pop? especially when i have sinus pressure my ears pop but more when i yawn.
1 doctor answer
Dr. Marc Hirsch answered
51 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Your ears can pop and clear when yawning or drinking fluid. If the tubes which equalize the pressure behind the ear drum are clogged, even a little, this can happen. Also when altitude lowers in a car or plane.
Answered on May 21, 2013
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