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My ears are cloged?

My ears are cloged?

Possibly fluid: If your ears are not clogged with wax in the ear canal, they may be clogged with fluid behind the eardrum, especially if you have had a recent cold. In most people this will get better within three months. If you feel like you cannot hear well or have pain, you should see an ent. ...Read more

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My ears are blocked with headache?

My ears are blocked with headache?

Go see your DR: Have your ears examined by your dr. You want to be sure you don't have pus/bacterial infection in your ear canal or middle ear you may need ear flushing. Take some tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain. Take care friend! ...Read more

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Why are my ears muffled and I have water in my ear?

Why are my ears muffled and I have water in my ear?

Probably wax: The most common cause of this would be wax impaction in the ear canal that has trapped water behind it. Another cause may be fluid in the middle ear because of a recent cold or eustachian tube blockage - either way this needs to be evaluated by an ENT physician. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are my ears clogged and noises sound distorted?

I'm wondering why are my ears clogged and noises sound distorted?

May be TMD symptom: Assuming that you don't now have a cold or allergy flare ups ruled out. Eustachian tube (et) goes from throat to middle ear to equalize pressure on either side of ear drums. Plugged ears are common symptoms of temporo mandibular dysfunction (tmd). Trigeminal nerve controls the jaw muscles as well as the tiny muscle- tensor veli palatini - that opens eustachian tube. Hence the symptoms. ...Read more

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Why do my ears feel stuffy and clogged?

Why do my ears feel stuffy and clogged?

Stuffy, clogged ears: It is not uncommon for ears to feel stuffy and clogged when allergies flare up, when you experience a change in altitude or during the course of a cold. Sometimes this can happen as an ear infection evolves. This is from dysfunction of the eustachian tube. Treatment does not always lead to immediate resolution, and can include antihistamines, nasal antinflammatories, and oral steroids. ...Read more

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How can I keep my ears clean? My ears are forever getting blocked

How can I keep my ears clean? My ears are forever getting blocked

Cerumenex: If wax is the problem , see an ENT to clean them out and use Cerumenex regularly. You may require regular ENT followup if the Cerumenex drops do nor work. ...Read more

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My ears are plugged up and hearing is muffled. What should I do?

My ears are plugged up and hearing is muffled. What should I do?

Fluid behind eardrum: Go see your doctor to check for fluid behind your eardrum or impacted ear wax or other obstruction of the ear canal. Fluid build up is not unexpected with allergies and viruses. ...Read more

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What are reasons why my ears are clogged and noises sound distorted?

What are reasons why my ears are clogged and noises sound distorted?

Ear wax / ET problem: It could be obstruction of the external canal by ear wax, or eustachian tube (ET) dysfunction. If it's ear wax, may be removed by gently irrigating the external canal. If it's the ET, you may be able to resolve the problem by using an over-the-counter nasal spray like Afrin. If these don't resolve the problem, you may need to see your physician. ...Read more

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Ears clogged/muffled after *mildly* loud sound. Are my eardrums shot?

Ears clogged/muffled after *mildly* loud sound. Are my eardrums shot?

No. TMD symptom?: Assuming that your ears have been examined & are clear. Also assuming cold or allergy flare ups ruled out. Plugged ears are common symptoms of temporo mandibular dysfunction (tmd). Trigeminal nerve controls the jaw muscles as well as the tiny muscle that opens eustachian tube. Hence the symptoms. Have you noticed any changes in ear congestion with jaw movement or chewing? ...Read more

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My ears feel clogged and I wondered if cerumen impaction?

My ears feel clogged and I wondered if cerumen impaction?

See an ENT Doc: Don't wonder any more, see an ear specialist. That is what we do day in and day out. You need to see and ENT doctor if only to make sure you do not have anything else such as fluid behind your ear drum or even a foreign body in the ear canal. ...Read more

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I've got ears that are scarred from previous ear infections. When i cry, my ears pop and i can't hear.?

I've got ears that are scarred from previous ear infections. When i cry, my ears pop and i can't hear.?

Hearing problems: First of all, I am concerned that you are crying. I am sure you feel the need to cry, but if it is on an ongoing basis, you need to find help for dealing with whatever is causing you to cry. Secondly, if your tms are scarred form old ear infections, they do not move well and that is what could be impacting your hearing. You should see and ENT doctor to see if you can get help. ...Read more

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I suffer from built up wax in both ears and it's affecting my hearing?

I suffer from built up wax in both ears and it's affecting my hearing?

Disimpaction: Go to doctor for the wax to be removed. We have many methods for removing the wax. Your hearing can be restored! ...Read more

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My ears are ringing or ears are burning, what to do?

My ears are ringing or ears are burning, what to do?

Tinnitus Tx: 1.Treat the underlying condition, such as removal of ear wax, change medications that might be attributing, vascular causes. 2.Noise suppression, such as white noise machines, hearing aids, masking devices. 3.Medications such as Tricyclic antidepressants or Xanax (alprazolam). 4.Life style changes, such as avoiding caffeine, alcohol, nicotine, mask the noise such as with music, stress management. 5.Vit. B , Zn ...Read more

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My ears feel clogged and gets very sharp pains .My ears are soar? My ears are soar and have very sharp pains what should I do

My ears feel clogged and gets very sharp pains .My ears are soar? My ears are soar and have very sharp pains what should I do

You : You may be dealing with an ear infection (otitis media), a sinus infection, or even cerumen impaction (wax stuck in your ears). The only way to be sure is to visit your doctor for a complete exam. In the meantime try sudafed and advil or tylenol (acetaminophen) for the pain. Best of luck. ...Read more

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How come my throat and ears are always itchy?

How come my throat and ears are always itchy?

Itch: This sounds like allergy which may be due to inhallents or/and food(s). There are steroid drops that work well for ear itch. Steroid pills may help throat. Get checked for allergy so you know what to avoid. ...Read more

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I have a cold and my ears are plugged, when I open and close my mouth I hear a hissing sound in one ear. What's causing this?

I have a cold and my ears are plugged, when I open and close my mouth I hear a hissing sound in one ear. What's causing this?

Cold: The hissing sound in your ear may be due to the mucus from your cold which has gotten into your middle ear through your eustachian tube ...Read more

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I have crackling in the ears and I pop my ears quite frequently because my hearing goes weak,i have a dustmite , mould allergy.is popping them bad.

I have crackling in the ears and I pop my ears quite frequently because my hearing goes weak,i have a dustmite , mould allergy.is popping them bad.

Not per se but: You will likely need to get any nasal congestion under control . Consider trying a nasal steroid for a week or so and see if this helps. If not, consider an allergy consult. Frequent eustachean tube obstruction can lead to permanent damages. If you have water damage at your residence and have not fixed the problem yet, you may need to move out until the problem is fixed. ...Read more