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I have all of the sudden developed pressure in my left ear that feels like it needs to pop but won't, and it's causing a bit of dizziness?

I have all of the sudden developed pressure in my left ear that feels like it needs to pop but won't, and it's causing a bit of dizziness?

?inner ear: You may have an otitis media infection, but the symptoms could herald the onset of meniere's, and if hearing loss present, need to get this evaluated. Possible that eustacian tube is blocked which can happen in upper respiratory tract or sinus infection. Contact your primary doc. ...Read more

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I have all of the sudden developed pressure in my left ear that feels like it needs to pop but won't, and it's causing a bit of dizziness.

Eustachian tube...: It sounds like your eustachian tube might be blocked, preventing your ear from equalizing pressure on either side of your ear drum. This can happen when you have cold symptoms like congestion. Drinking extra fluids can sometimes help loosed things up to reopen the tube. Also chewing gum, sucking on candy or yawning helps.Lastly, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or a nose spray like afrin can help open things up. ...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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Why is there so much pressure in my ear?

Why is there so much pressure in my ear?

A few causes.: Could be barometric causes due to change in altitude. Could be eustachian tube dysfunction, or ear infection. See ENT doc ...Read more

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How to relieve ear pressure?

How to relieve ear pressure?

Ear Pressure: One of the most common causes of ear pressure is that the eustachian tube is not working very well. Hearing loss can also be a symptom of hearing loss. Best to have this evaluated with a hearing test with an accompanying pressure test or tympanogram. A variety of treatment options are available. Recommend visiting with an ENT specialist to discuss diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more

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Ear drops cause pain and pressure why?

Ear drops cause pain and pressure why?

It is possible: See an ENT to have your pain evaluated so that he or she may prescribe you a different ear drops medication. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve ear pressure?

What can I do to relieve ear pressure?

What is the cause?: If pressure due to atmospheric pressure changes, as in airplane, elevator, .. Valsava maneuver... ...Read more

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What could be the cause of ear pressure?

What could be the cause of ear pressure?

Ear pressure: Ear pressure is often a factor of swelling or dysfunction of your eustachian tube, the none tin between your ears and the back of your throat. If you have an infection or allergies that can affect how your eustachian tube opens to equalize the pressure behind your eardrum and the outside air pressure. ...Read more

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How can you release pressure from your ears?

How can you release pressure from your ears?

Valsalva: Pinch your nose and swallow. This will open your eustachian tube and pinching your nose will force positive pressure into your middle ear as pressure in your ears is typically negative pressure. The positive pressure should help push it t neurtral. ...Read more