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Can ear popping be part of tmj?

Can ear popping be part of tmj?

Absolutely: That is one of the most common and cardinal signs that patients are aware of. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Lewis
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Ears Popping (Definition)

Air pressure changes caused by decreases in altitude can cause painful pressure behind the ear drum. You can help your baby equalize the pressure behind the eardrum by encouraging swallowing. On an airplane, begin feeding your baby when the ...Read more


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Where can I find relief from TMJ and ear popping?

Where can I find relief from TMJ and ear popping?

TMJ Relief: See a dentist who specializes in TMJ disorders. Your "ear popping" is likely popping of the tmjs. ...Read more

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Why are my ears popping every couple of miles in the air?

Why are my ears popping every couple of miles in the air?

Air pressure: It has to do with changes in air pressure and the connection between the middle ear space and the back of your nose which is where the eustachian tube connects the 2. Chewing gum, yawning or trying to gently blow your nose while blocking the nasal passages can help. As it will help to equalize the pressure. The popping you feel is the pressure equalizing and is normal. ...Read more

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Ear popping for weeks, stiff heavy neck and feeling unbalanced what could it be?

Ear popping for weeks, stiff heavy neck and feeling unbalanced what could it be?

Ear infection: This could be inner ear infection which could create balance problems. Your stiff neck could be due do swelling of the lymph nodes from the infection. An ENT doctor should be seen. ...Read more

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What to do if I have been having this ear popping problem?

What to do if I have been having this ear popping problem?

Normal: Whenever you swallow the Eustachian tube opens and gases from the back of the nose enter the middle ear space to equalize normal barometric pressure. The only other possibility is that you may have become aware of muscle contraction of the middle ear muscles. This could be related to anxiety. Rarely a muscle relaxant may help the latter problem. If this really bothers you, see an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of ear popping?

How can I get rid of ear popping?

Eustachian tube: Hello, your ear symptoms are due to a eustachian tube dysfunction. The lining in your nose continues into the eustachian tube. Any condition affecting your nose will in turn cause ear symptoms. I would recommend afrin nasal spray as directed for 5 days. An otc decongestant can be used as directed thereafter for 7-10 days. If the symptoms persist, then see your ent. ...Read more

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Why are my ears popping at higher altitude?

Why are my ears popping at higher altitude?

Air pressure: It has to do with changes in air pressure and the connection between the middle ear space and the back of your nose which is where the eustachian tube connects the 2. Chewing gum, yawning or trying to gently blow your nose while blocking the nasal passages can help. As it will help to equalize the pressure. The popping you feel is the pressure equalizing and is normal. ...Read more

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Why are my ears popping all the time like I was flying on a plane?

Why are my ears popping all the time like I was flying on a plane?

Popping ears due to: Popping ears result from the air moving from eustachian tubes into the middle ears, when swollowing in individuals with allergic rhinitis or other conditions that result in nasal obstruction. You should consult your physician to determine the cause of nasal obstruction. If this problem is caused by nasal allergies it can be easily treated with allergy medications prescribed by your physician. ...Read more

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Cold with ear congestion, for 2 weeks now decongestants, ear popping not working need help please?

Eustachian tube: The ear popping is likely do to transient opening of a eustachian tube that has swollen do to the cold.That will often trap mucous in the middle ear and reduce hearing while it is there. This can take a few weeks to clear up but should do some over time. If it becomes painful or you run fever, have your doc see if it became infected. ...Read more