Top
10
Doctor insights on: Causes Of Ear Fullness Sensation

Share
1

1
What causes ear fullness sensation in one ear?

What causes ear fullness sensation in one ear?

Eustacian tube: The eustacian tube connects your ear to your nose and allows air pressure to equalize. If the tube on one side doesn't work, that ear will feel full and may even fill with fluid. Also some patients with a sudden hearing loss will feel fullness as well. ...Read more

Dr. Brett Scotch
103 doctors shared insights

Ear Fullness (Definition)

Sensation of fullness of the ear is a symptom in which a person feels there is air pressure of fluid in his ear, usually dulling the hearing. Causes include allergies, infections, changes ...Read more


2

2
What causes ear fullness sensation only in one ear?

What causes ear fullness sensation only in one ear?

Eustacian tube: The eustacian tube connects your ear to your nose and allows air pressure to equalize. If the tube on one side doesn't work, that ear will feel full and may even fill with fluid. Also some patients with a sudden hearing loss will feel fullness as well. ...Read more

3

3
Could TMJ cause ear fullness / pressure sensations? If so, is there anything i can do when feeling the pressure to relieve it and confirm tmj? Thanks!

Could TMJ cause ear fullness / pressure sensations? If so, is there anything i can do when feeling the pressure to relieve it and confirm tmj? Thanks!

Treat TMJ: If the TMJ is causing the ear symptoms, the best way to get rid of the ear symptoms is to treat the TMJ. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
What causes ear fullness only in one ear?

What causes ear fullness only in one ear?

Eustacian tube: The eustacian tube connects your ear to your nose and allows air pressure to equalize. If the tube on one side doesn't work, that ear will feel full and may even fill with fluid. ...Read more

8

8
Possible causes of off and on dull headaches and ear fullness, only on one side of the head?

Possible causes of off and on dull headaches and ear fullness, only on one side of the head?

Refer to ENT, ER: This is something that typically needs evaluation by a specialist. I will refer the question to our ENT and other doctors. ...Read more

9

9
I have ear fullness on right ear only, occasional headache on right side around ear, and occasional ringing. What could cause this?

I have ear fullness on right ear only, occasional headache on right side around ear, and occasional ringing. What could cause this?

Eustachian Tube Prob: Eustachian tube dysfunction (etd) is probably what is causing your problems and the underlying problem that causes etd is seasonal allergies. Treat your allergies and the etd goes away. Try otc meds and if the problem persists, go see your doctor asap to rule out ear infection, etc. ...Read more

10

10
Can ear fullness sometimes be caused by or related to neck, shoulder and jaw tension?

Can ear fullness sometimes be caused by or related to neck, shoulder and jaw tension?

Yes: Some people with temporomandibular joint issue sense fullness in the ears. I have not heard of neck and shoulder problem causing ear symptoms. If you have jaw problem, talk to your dentist regarding a mouthguard to wear at night. (I assume that you have had your ears checked out already) ...Read more