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Ear Hurt Burp
Muscle movement: You have a muscle called the levator palatini that straightens the tube between the middle ear and your throat.When you burp it triggers that muscle to stretch & it can change the pressure across your ear drum.It would do so more often if the tube is partially blocked & and air moves through it.When it begins to bother you enough, have your ears examined.It may clear or become an ear infection ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 22 y in age and suffering from chronic cold . my ear hurts when i burp or drink . i feel like ear is pushing out because of pressure inside . .
What do you suggest if my ear hurts when I burp or yawn but I recently had a cold. any treatment instead of going to the doctors?
See a doctor: Need to see a doctor to assist with diagnosis and select appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I have a little pain or pressure in my left ear. Hurts when i burp & when i yawn and its been about 6 hours now. I have no voice & im pretty congested?
Eustachian tube: Probably due to Eustachian tube congestion; this tube connects the inner ear with the back of the nose and throat. If you have no voice, the cause is much more likely to be viral (ie you don't need antibiotics). Use Afrin nasal spray over the counter in the left nostril for no more than 3 days to clear up your ear Push clears. Don't take an antihistamine (thickens mucus as side effect). ...Read more
Could use your help docs! my ear hurts when i burp or yawn but i recently had a cold. Any treatment instead of going to the hospital?
Eustachian tube: The tube that drains mucous from your middle ear is likely swollen due to the cold. It can open and close when you chew or "pop" your ear and such maneuvers allow the air in and the pressure change can be uncomfortable. This will usually resolve over time as the swelling goes down.Ibuprofen should help for the pain.If it in not improving gradually, have it checked. ...Read more
I had tubes placed as a baby and infections, both several times; I am 38 now and ears hurt right NOW when burping 2 weeks post skydiving. ?
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Left ear hurts when swallowing or burping after itry to clean my left ear.And I can hear my heartbeat. Any fix?
Ear wax impaction: You have likely pushed ear wax deep into the ear canal and up against the eardrum. When you swallow or burp and create a pressure gradient through the middle ear cavity, the eardrum typically moves to accommodate the change, unless something is preventing it from effectively doing so. Best fix? See your primary doc to check what is going on in your ear. Please no more using q-tips to "clean" ears. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Throat problem: You might be having referred pain from your throat. Your throat may be the source of your ear discomfort. This can range from a pharyngitis to reflux to another form of inflammation. It is best for your doc to take a look at you if this continues to bother you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ive had 3 ear infections in 8mths, people cant hear me when im talking loud they say im talking low and when i burp my ear hurt. What could be wrong?
Have an ENT: thoroughly examine you. Sounds as if there could be a problem with the Eustachian tube(s). ...Read more
Pain above navel that radiates upwards to throat, it feels like trapped air and is worsened by burping, accompanied by right ear pain?
Interesting: May want it see your doc to determine the causes. ...Read more
I am scared I have n.fowleri. Jumped into a New York lake 10 days ago (8/26). I have excess burping, stomach pain, and ear pain, sometimes a headache.
Left ear pain and clogged sensation, pain/drum pops when burping, jaw pain near left ear and congestion. internist saw no ear infection. Ideas? Help!
Sharp pain on my chest and throat, frequent burping, ear pain and shortness of breath. What is this? Is this gerd?
It could be: Most of your symptoms are compatible with GERD. GERD can cause burping, chest and throat burning or sharp pain, and occasional shortness of breath. I'm not sure the ear pain is related. That being said, there are other things that can cause chest pain. If you haven't already, you should see your doctor who can take a full history and examine you. Hope this helps! ...Read more
See your doctor.: You should be examined by your doctor to find out the cause, so that it can be treated. Possible causes are middle ear infection, ear canal infection (swimmer's ear), trauma, fluid behind the ear drum from a cold, viral infection or allergies or referred pain from the jaw, throat or neck. Until you are seen, you can take acetaminophen or ibuprofen for the pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It is the wise...: ...physician who takes a peek at the pain before recommending a treatment. External & middle ear infections, dental problems, foreign bodies (moths, beads etc.) sinus infections & tonsillitis can present as ear pain. I've probably missed a few other conditions. It's definitely worth a look. Best wishes. Dr. Anne. ...Read more
Depends: I would call your pediatrician's office first to see if they have any urgent care appointments. Also look for signs of other illness in your child, fever, nausea vomiting. You may give ibuprofren for pain. He definitely should be seen in the next day or so as it could be an ear infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer