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No pressure no pain only crackling in ear when swallowing had a cold?

No pressure   no pain   only crackling in ear when swallowing       had a cold?

Ear noise: Not uncommon,usually arises from mucus in the middle ear/Eustachian tubes;should resolve.If discomfort occurs see a physician ...Read more

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Treating Swimmer's Ear (Checklist)

Keep water out of ears (use earplugs or shower cap when showering)
Daily
Use eardrops as directed
Daily
Use Tylenol or warm compresses to minimize pain
3x day
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I have menieres disease.Had MRI earlier this week which triggered vertigo.Is there meds that can be prescribed 4spinning crackling in ear nausea?

I have menieres disease.Had MRI earlier this week which triggered vertigo.Is there meds that can be prescribed 4spinning crackling in ear nausea?

Meniere's disease: Use of medications such as Antivert (Meclizine) is usually of no benefit in true Meniere’s Disease, even if it helps in other balance disorders. However, Valium (Diazepam) and other Benzodiazepines have a direct effect on the nerve controlling balance and its central connections to the brain. When Valium is given at the onset of a vertigo attack, it can prevent the attack from continuing. ...Read more

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Singer with left side: blocked ear, crackling ear, ear ache, swollen lymph under jaw & hoarse. Gp reffered to ENT - 6month wait. Any ideas please?

Singer with left side: blocked ear, crackling ear, ear ache, swollen lymph under jaw & hoarse. Gp reffered to ENT - 6month wait. Any ideas please?

Ear exam: It's unfortunate that a physician cannot or will not examine your ear to see whether it's blocked or the drum is inflamed and/ or infected. In case the eustachian tube in back of the nose is blocked(which would cause pressure to build up in the ear), irrigate your nasal passages with warm salt water and try a decongestant nasal spray for a short time. However, it's best to have an md examine you. ...Read more

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Treating an Ear Infection (Checklist)

Look for other sources of ear pain besides infection
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Ask doc if TMJ (spasm of muscles to jaw joint) is causing ear pain
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Know that middle ear fluid isn't necessarily infection
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Look for ear pain and ear drainage -- both signs of infection
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Frequent otitis as a child, no tubes placed. Been experiencing intermittent bilateral crackling in ears. Please help?

Frequent otitis as a child, no tubes placed. Been experiencing intermittent bilateral crackling in ears. Please help?

Eustachian dysfnx: It seems as though you are going through life with dysfunctional Eustachian tubes.These are anatomic "pipes" that hook up your middle ear to the back of your throat. They equalize pressure between your middle ear and environment and also drain any fluid your middle ear produces. If they are anatomically tiny or just don't function well, you get fluid and pressure build up in ear and your symptoms ...Read more

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Why do I hear crackling in my ear when opening wide?

Why do I hear crackling in my ear when opening wide?

Eustachian tube: Your symptom is related to dysfunction of the eustachian tube that connects the back of the nose to the middle ear. If the problem has persisted for more than 2 weeks, i recommend you see an ear, nose & throat specialist. ...Read more

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After using neil-med sinus rinse, I have a lot of crackling inside my ears. What is this? And should I be concerned?

After using neil-med sinus rinse, I have a lot of crackling inside my ears.  What is this?  And should I be concerned?

Wet estatution tube.: There is a tube from your middle ear to the throat.I suspect this tube is partially blocked. Try a drying agent like pseudo fed, 60 mg twice a day. ...Read more

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