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My eustachian tube stays open some times and is very annoying - "m" makes a loud sound in my ear when I say it. Any natural cure? Thank you,

My eustachian tube stays open some times and is very annoying - "m" makes a loud sound in my ear when I say it. Any natural cure? Thank you,

Eustachian tube dys: You can try blowing air up the tube by blowing up balloons or holding your nose and blowing against a closed nose. This may help with your eustachian tube. ...Read more

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For about a month my left ear (middle ear/Eustachian tube area) makes a whooshing sound when I eat and it blocks up whenever I sleep on it?

For about a month my left ear (middle ear/Eustachian tube area) makes a whooshing sound when I eat and it blocks up whenever I sleep on it?

Get it checked: Todd. ...sounds like there may be an infection present. Residue from the infection could cause the blockage when you sleep or the eustachian tube muscles may be contracting to cause the blockage. ...Read more

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Whenever I move my jaw, I hear a "whooshing sound" and feel there is almost too much space in the Eustachian tube in my left ear?

Whenever I move my jaw, I hear a "whooshing sound" and feel there is almost too much space in the Eustachian tube in my left ear?

TMJ -TMD: Temporo-mandibular disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. Earache or sounds are common symptom due to the close location to TMJ. Possible disc derangement. Proper diagnosis is the key for the successful treatment. Rec.: orofacial pain specialist for a consultation. ...Read more

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Sometimes when I use Flonase for Eustachian Tube Dysfunction there feels like more pressure in both ears could it be cause of the fluid blockage?

Sometimes when I use Flonase for Eustachian Tube Dysfunction there feels like more pressure in both ears could it be cause of the fluid blockage?

Eustachian tube bloc: This is an irritating problem. There are many causes. However when a cause is not evident then one can try balloon dilatation, use a product called eustachi, try altitude change. ...Read more

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Eustachian tube blockage in my right ear in Feb. Yawned a lot to stabilized pressure. Developed left ear quivering; voices, noises vibrate. Annoying,?

Eustachian tube blockage in my right ear in Feb. Yawned a lot to stabilized pressure. Developed left ear quivering; voices, noises vibrate. Annoying,?

ENT: I am wondering if you have seen an ENT specialist for an evaluation of your symptoms. If so, what did they say? If not, make an appointment with one right away so that hopefully you can finally get some relief. ...Read more

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I'm sure I have problems with Eustachian tube but no hearing loss ears won't pop an ringing is constant they sound like they fart wen forced help pls?

I'm sure I have problems with Eustachian tube but no hearing loss ears won't pop an ringing is constant they sound like they fart wen forced help pls?

See ENT: You can try an over the counter decongestant like pseudofed in the mean time, but you really should get evaluated by an Ear/Nose? & throat dr. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a bubbling/ thumping sound in my left ear. Could Eustachian Tube Dysfunction be the cause? . I have Eustachian Tube Dysfunction in right ear

Could be: And could be your external left ear, don't stick anything in your ear though, use the saline nasal washes and the nasal sprays prescribed to you, if no improvement, see your doctor/ENT, good luck ...Read more

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Been 3.5 weeks since L middle ear infection, my Left eustachian tube or ear drum clicks, pops sounds louder than my other ear, ENT is happy with my ear can't find anything wrong, he said it could be fluid?? I don't have a feeling of fullness anymore

Been 3.5 weeks since L middle ear infection, my Left eustachian tube or ear drum clicks, pops sounds louder than my other ear, ENT is happy with my ear can't find anything wrong, he said it could be fluid?? I don't have a feeling of fullness anymore

Sounds pretty nl: It can take several weeks for the fluid buildup and Eustachian tube swelling that preceded the ear infection to return to normal after all the germs are gone. If you have allergies or other such issues it can take longer. No germs=no need to treat but some need for patience. ...Read more

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How to cope with eustachian tube causing ringing in my ears?

How to cope with eustachian tube causing ringing in my ears?

Medical vs surgical: If you do have eustacian tube dysfunction that is causing your ringing/tinnitus in the affected ear, then focus on treating that. Nasal steroid, decongestant, antihistamines etc...If not adquate, oral steroid briefly and diuretic may help. If adenoids/tonsils are large, removal may help. Or, consider having an ear-tube (myringotomy) by an ENT doc. Consult your doc for eval/treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have fluid problems in my Eustachian Tube and not the middle ear? .

Is it possible to have fluid problems in my Eustachian Tube and not the middle ear? .

Possible but unlikel: I can imagine that the obstruction of the eustachean tube may lead to fluid gravitated at the eustachean tube level but this is a highly unlikely scenario If you have had this problem for a long time, see an ENT and even a 2nd opinion if necessary. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: abnormalities of the middle ear and eustachian tube?

What is the definition or description of: abnormalities of the middle ear and eustachian tube?

May cause trouble: The pic here shows parts of the ear, including the eustachian tube which drains into the back/side of your throat. When functioning normally i.E when ascending/descending on a plane, u feel pressure in ear, then you swallow and the pressure resolves. When this tube is blocked/abnormal, pressure/junk build up in middle ear area and can get infected=ear infection. Have fun learning. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can I relieve symptoms of ear stuffiness because I suffer from long term eustachian tube dysfunction?

How can I relieve symptoms of ear stuffiness because I suffer from long term eustachian tube dysfunction?

ENT consultation: With the use of nasal lavage, decongestants and intranasal cortisone. Occasionally, oral prednisone may be described; however, I suggest flexible nasopharyngoscopy. ...Read more

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I can always pop my ears, at will. Feels better when I do. Been going on for months. What can I do OTC to help. Is this Eustachian tube dysfunction?

I can always pop my ears, at will. Feels better when I do. Been going on for months. What can I do OTC to help. Is this Eustachian tube dysfunction?

Yes: If you can pop your ears, your eustachian tubes aren't plugged and are draining well. You may benefit from a steroid nasal spray to shrink tissues and decrease discharge and help keep your eustachian tubes healthy, but this situation doesn't sound like anything I would treat. This is something that many people can normally do. I don't think you have anything to worry about. ...Read more

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Ringing ear caused by blocked Eustachian tube is it permanent!!??

Ringing ear caused by blocked Eustachian tube is it permanent!!??

No: This should go away after your tube is unblocked. If it doesn't in a few days please see a doctor. ...Read more

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Can thumping in ear be caused by fluid stuck in Eustachian Tube?

Can thumping in ear be caused by fluid stuck in Eustachian Tube?

Muscle spasm: Is much more likely. Not dangerous, just feels strange. Stapedius is the muscle that is in spasm. ...Read more

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Could you tell me if ear tubes permanently fix eustachian tube dysfunction?

Could you tell me if ear tubes permanently fix eustachian tube dysfunction?

No: Tubes provide a temporary solution that may help long term. If the Eustachian tube has failed for an extended period, the tubes can allow the middle ear to ventilate, permitting any chronic swelling to subside. During the initial procedure, thick mucoid debris is removed. Once the debris is gone, natural thinner middle ear mucous may drain appropriately. The tubes would no longer be needed. ...Read more

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Eustachian tube causing ear pain for 4 months, I need relief. What to take/do?

Eustachian tube causing ear pain for 4 months, I need relief. What to take/do?

Med eval: After four months of pain, please seek evaluation from either your family physician or an otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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Is it possible for Eustachian Tube Dysfunction to spread from one ear to the other?

Spread: Spreading of a disease can occur. You have eustachain tube dysfunction. If you have a sensitive ear from infection your doctor will look in the healthy ear first. Then he/she will look in the bad ear. The hope is to prevent infecting the good ear. If the cause can be treated then both should have the benefit. ...Read more

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What to do if I think I have a blocked eustachian tube in my ear. Anyone any advice?

What to do if I think I have a blocked eustachian tube in my ear. Anyone any advice?

Try a decongestant: Blocked eustachian tubes are usually caused by allergy, colds, changes in altitude or ear infections. If you can't pop your ear by blowing out with your nose pinched, try a nasal decongestant or see your physician for further evaluation and medication options. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have Eustachian Tube Dysfunction effect both ears at around the same time?

Is it possible to have Eustachian Tube Dysfunction effect both ears at around the same time?

Yes: Eustachian tube dysfunction refers to inflammation/clogging of drainage tube that connects middle ear to back of throat, normally allowing one to equalize pressure but if not functioning properly, leads to abnl pressure, muffled hearing & pain. Check out http://goo. Gl/N6JX6M. There's no reason that both ears can't be affected at same time. ...Read more

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How do you tell if you have a Eustachian tube my ear farts an won't pop when forced is that a sign?

How do you tell if you have a Eustachian tube my ear farts an won't pop when forced is that a sign?

Maybe: An audiological test called a tympanogram can determine if you have a blocked Eustachian tube. The fact that you can not inflate the middle ear when you force air into the back of your nose is certainly a sign that the Eustachian tube is blocked. An ENT doctor can also give you help. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my ears have pressure and feel cloged and full do I have a bloked eustachian tube?

What do you suggest if my ears have pressure and feel cloged and full do I have a bloked eustachian tube?

Eustachian Tube: Hello. Your issue is the dysfunction of the eustachian tube. Allergy and sinusitis are two common causes of this disorder, other causes could be pressure changes in your environment, viral that may be sub clinical in that you never had any symptoms of a cold, undiagnosed allergy or an irritant. See your doctor for confirmation saline sinus wash followed by Afrin nasal spray as directed will help. ...Read more

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Tinnitus and cracking in ears after cold is this due to eustachian tube or could it be something else seen dr said come back in 6 wks?

Tinnitus and cracking in ears after cold is this due to eustachian tube or could it be something else seen dr said come back in 6 wks?

Tinnitus after virus: The cracking in your ears is probably middle ear (Eustachian tube dysfunction is a common cause of ear cracking) but the tinnitus may represent an injury to the inner ear. I would suggest seeing an otolaryngologist and consider a trial of oral steroids. ...Read more

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How to handle/treat eustachian tube dysfunction? In the worst case, does surgery necessary? Could it gives permanent damage in ear/nerve/etc?

Relieve or bypass: The eustachian tube is the connector between the back of the nose and the middle ear. It's function is to allow pressure to equilibrate in the middle ear. Acutely it can be block by uris or acute allergic nasal congestion. Chronically enlarged adenoids and allergic or non-allergic nasal congestion is most common. Consider treating those. Other option is tympanostomy tube (s) to bypass eustachian t. ...Read more

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Got Eustachian tube dysfunction symptoms, was trying to pop ear, heard air coming out one ear but not that noticeable I have to blow hard to happen?

Got Eustachian tube dysfunction symptoms, was trying to pop ear, heard air coming out one ear but not that noticeable I have to blow hard to happen?

, may have ruptured: Ear drum may have ruptured by blowing so hard but usually insignificant based on just blowing. Will usually resolve, unless pain no need to see ENT dr., don't blow too hard. Consider nasal steroids like Flonase to open eustacian tubes, may take a week to work well. ...Read more

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Why does the ringing occur when you have eustachian tube dysfunction? And how do you know if you have fluid behind your ear or not that cause ringing?

Why does the ringing occur when you have eustachian tube dysfunction? And how do you know if you have fluid behind your ear or not that cause ringing?

Need an exam: To know if there is fluid behind the eardrum. There are objective tests to test too. Fluid usually causes hearing loss not ringing, sensorineural hearing loss or damage from meds like Aspirin can cause ringing. ...Read more

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Does the eustachian tube go from the ear to the throat?

Does the eustachian tube go from the ear to the throat?

Eustachian Tube: The eustachian tube is also called the pharyngotympanic tube & it extends from the middle ear to the wall of the nasopharynx. ...Read more