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My ear keeps blocking and needs popping to unblock but crackles ?

My ear keeps blocking and needs popping to unblock but crackles ?

Eustachian tube: Eustachian tube dysfunction. Often seen with or after allergy exacerbation/ cold / sinus infection. Keep popping your ears several times a day, try saline nasal spray or rinse, otc antihistamine/ decongestant (e.g. Claritin+/- d). You may also try afrin spray for a couple of days only. See an ENT doctor if this doesn't help. ...Read more

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Just got over the flu. Now both ears are hurting, I have fulness, muffled hearing, popping when i swallow or attempt to clear my ears. What can I do?

Just got over the flu. Now both ears are hurting, I have fulness, muffled hearing, popping when i swallow or attempt to clear my ears. What can I do?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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My wife is just coming out of the flu symptoms with severe headaches and her right ear is popping with clear fluid discharging?

My wife is just coming out of the flu symptoms with severe headaches and  her right ear is popping with clear fluid discharging?

Needs to be seen: It looks like your wife needs to be examined by a physician as soon as possible. If she has high fever, confusion or neck stiffness she probably needs to be seen immediately. ...Read more

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Cough, pain around temple & rt eye rt eye tearing. Constant throat clearing.Both ears popping constant since 7 months CT of chest & sinus clear ideas?

Cough, pain around temple & rt eye rt eye tearing. Constant throat clearing.Both ears popping constant since 7 months CT of chest & sinus clear ideas?

Allergic rhinitis: Cough, runny nose, itchy eyes, watery eyes are all part of allergic rhinitis. Opening and closing of your ear tubes is also indicative off allergic rhinitis. Which also gives you postnasal discharge that can cause you to clear your throat frequently. You should see an allergy immunology physician. ...Read more

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I found a small sore in the middle of my head two days ago and now they are popping up all over my head and they have stared to oozes clear liquid?

I found a small sore in the middle of my head two days ago and now they are popping up all over my head and they have stared to oozes clear liquid?

Here are some...: Follow the advice of Dr. Arnold for timely evaluation and counseling. To get related things done correctly, follow instructions in http://www.formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain much insight on when and how to handle current concern and other health-related issues in the future. ...Read more

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My girl keeps having riging and popping in the ears what would it be ?

My girl keeps having riging and popping in the ears what would it be ?

Congestion maybe: Acute ringing or popping sensation can occur when the estuchian tube is congested due to cold, sinusitis, etc. Leading to pressure differences between the inner and outer ear. In children, this can potentially lead into an ear infection or otitis media. Have your pediatrician check the ears. ...Read more

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Why my ears always popping and feel stopped up?

Why my ears always popping and feel stopped up?

Nasal congestion: Your ears congestion is likely related to nasal congestion and this can be from nasal allergies or sinus disease. Consult an allergist or ENT for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How can I stop my ears from popping?

A tube: Your ears pop due to excursion of air from the environment into your middle ear through the eustachian tube. This is due to pressure gradients between the environment and your ear. A tube or an ear drum perforation would render the pressure between teh two compartments equal keeping your ears from popping. ...Read more

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What can I do about the popping in my ears?

What can I do about the popping in my ears?

Nasal sprays, tube : Popping in the ears are due to Eustachian tube (ET)dysfunction. The ET is responsible for equalizing the pressure behind and outside the eardrum. If the ET does not work properly, you may sense a popping when it opens. ETD occurs when the tube is too swollen to open regularly. Nasal steroids are often used to decrease that swelling. A tube in the eardrum can bypass the ET to provide relief also. ...Read more

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My ears keep popping when i yawn. Is this serious?

My ears keep popping when i yawn. Is this serious?

No: When yawning, you open your eustachian tube, which connects the back of your throat to your ear. This allows air to go into your ear producing the popping sensation. This is a normal phenomenon. ...Read more

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What is wrong with me if my ear is constantly popping?

What is wrong with me if my ear is constantly popping?

See below: People with eustachian tube dysfunction can get popping in their ears. Other possible causes includes popping of jaw joint when opening mouth and hair or skin debris in contact with the ear drum. See an ENT doctor. ...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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What do you suggest if my ear won't stop popping/cracking?

What do you suggest if my ear won't stop popping/cracking?

Have a cold or URI?: Any type of inflammation such as a cold or allergies will cause this problem . It is usually in the middle ear. Takes time. Are you a smoker or have sleep apnea ? This can add to the problem. See an ent for further dx and treatment. ...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