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Please help docs! where are the acupuncture pressure points for the ears?

Please help docs! where are the acupuncture pressure points for the ears?

There are so many: - that i can't begin to count. I have an inch wide text book with ear acupuncture points (similar to acupressure). ...Read more

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What are the pressure points for a congested ear?

What are the pressure points for a congested ear?

Acupressure.: This article will provide you with a number of points: http://www.Acupressure.Com/articles/colds_and_flu.Htm. ...Read more

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Treating Swimmer's Ear (Checklist)

Keep water out of ear (earplugs or showercap when showering)
Daily
Use eardrops as directed
Daily
Use Tylenol or warm compresses for minimal pain
3x day
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I have a cold and at certain points in the day my ears feel pressure and i feel sensative to sound.! is this normal?

I have a cold and at certain points in the day my ears feel pressure and i feel sensative to sound.! is this normal?

No. : It is probably associated with congestion from your cold. This can derive from blockage in the eustachian tube from nasal congestion. Decongestants can help alleviate the symptoms. If it persists after your cold resolves, see your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Ear feels very pressurized sometimes like it needs to pop. Than it does and than it goes back to pressure. Coming off of a cold. Is this normal?

Ear popping: Sounds like a problem with your eustachian tube wich is very common after a cold. If not usually a problem in the past then this will clear up on its own usually. ...Read more

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Treating Swimmer's Ear (Checklist)

Visit doctor to get antibiotic drops to treat infection
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No swimming for at least 5 days
once
Put alcohol/white vinegar drops in the ear after swimming when healthy
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What to do about ear pressure that I've had for almost a year! help needed! ):?

What to do about ear pressure that I've had for almost a year! help needed! ):?

Ear Pressure: We dont know anything about you and certainly not enough to offer you a relevant response. I recommend a consultation with an ENT in person or through Healthtap Prime. ...Read more

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Treating an Ear Infection (Checklist)

Look for other sources of ear pain besides infection
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Ask doc if TMJ (spasm of muscles to jaw joint) is causing ear pain
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Know that middle ear fluid isn't necessarily infection
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Look for ear pain and ear drainage -- both signs of infection
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How come I have ear pressure, but nobody else in the family has it when we travel?

How come I have ear pressure, but nobody else in the family has it when we travel?

Eustacian tubes: The tube that runs from your middle middle ear to your nasal passages is different in everyone, some larger or smaller, some at more of an angle....And allergies can make it less open also (it is lined with the same tissue as your nose basically). Things that can help when you fly is chewing gum, using a nose spray like afrin before you fly, or something called "earplanes", in your pharmacy! ...Read more

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