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does sucking a soother help with take off and landing in airplane?

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Swallowing: More the act of swallowing (so chewing gum with saliva production and swallowing) will relieve the pressure in the eustacian tube and decrease the chance of ear pain in planes when the pressure changes upon take-off and landing.

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