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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 ear keeps clogging up. How can I stop this?

My ear keeps clogging up. How can I stop this?

See an allergist: Ears clogging is usually from nasal congestion, see an allergist or ENT for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I developed a cold when i was away well on my flight back home during the descending my ears got clogged and its been a week and there still the same?

I developed a cold when i was away well on my flight back home during the descending my ears got clogged and its been a week and there still the same?

See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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My ear is clogged and it hurts. Possible causes?

My ear is clogged and it hurts. Possible causes?

Ear Pain: It may be Otitis Externa or media. You may have an infected and impacted ear canal or fluid in the middle ear causing your symptoms. Without more information, it is not possible to differentiate. I recommend you consult your doctor for an exam and treatment plan. ...Read more

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My ear is clogged up now for a month, what to do?

My ear is clogged up now for a month, what to do?

Blocked ear: Hello, it sounds like you may have middle ear fluid. You might want to see your doctor for medical treatment. I usually recommend afrin nasal spray for 5 days as directed. Then steroids, an antibiotic and an intranasal steroid might help. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am sick and my ear is clogged. How do I fix this?

I am sick and my ear is clogged. How do I fix this?

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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What do you suggest if my ear is clogged and it hurts?

What do you suggest if my ear is clogged and it hurts?

Infection: Try and not blow your nose,if there s infection it will worsen it,but you may want consult your physician,before it worsens ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my ear is clogged, how to unclog?

What do you suggest if my ear is clogged, how to unclog?

Ear: Nothing otc works and it depends on the cause. If its wax you need to see and ENT to remove it. If its after a cold or allergy the treatment would be different. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a cold and my ears are clogged?

What should I do if I have a cold and my ears are clogged?

Try a decongestant.: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a neti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect ; mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey ; a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Afrin (oxymetazoline) can be effective (but don't use for > 72 hours). ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my ear is clogged and nothing will help?

What do you suggest if my ear is clogged and nothing will help?

See an ENT: Need to figure out why it feels "clogged"? Fluid? Hearing loss? Infection? Wax? Go see an ENT. ...Read more