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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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I have continuous ringing in my ears ! due to eustachian tube problem! i received zyrtec and nasal decongestant but still no improvement . Any ideas?

I have continuous ringing in my ears ! due to eustachian tube problem! i received zyrtec and nasal decongestant but still no improvement . Any ideas?

Otolaryngologist: If you have not seen one already, it is time to consult an otolaryngologist to help you with your symptoms. ...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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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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My Ears feel clogged like theres water in them,like its full.Also my Eustachian tube might be clogged(like when you eat a mint, you get airy feeling.

My Ears feel clogged like theres water in them,like its full.Also  my Eustachian tube might be clogged(like when you eat a mint, you get airy feeling.

Eustachian tube dyfx: You're probably describing Eustachian tube dysfunction, most likely a result of either allergies or common cold (upper respiratory infection). Some people find antihistamines & decongestants helpful. Check out http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/diseases-conditions/eustachian-tube-dysfunction.html for more info. ...Read more

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I have narrow eustachian tube and have not infected fluid in my ears. How do I get rid if I can't take allergy meds due to anxiousness effects?

I have  narrow eustachian tube and have not infected fluid in my ears. How do I get rid if I can't take allergy meds due to anxiousness effects?

Gum: Often chewing gum may create a pumping type movement of the eustachian tubes and help to remove some fluid. There are also those who recommend xylitol...Either as a nose spray or chewing xylitol gum. ...Read more

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