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Swallow Chew Gum Ears Click
Ear vs TMJ: Having popping/clicking TMJ noises not necessarily a problem. Many people experience these noises. Without pain or limitation of function the noise itself is not an issue. If you have locking or limited movement, "ear" pain, headaches, morning jaw stiffness/soreness, difficulty chewing, bruxism, previous jaw injuries or other jaw conditions, the problem is more serious. Then see a TMJ specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ear clicking: Hello. The clicking sound is the palatoglossis muscle opening and closing the eustachian tube opening. This is the normal pathway that the middle ear allows for air to enter. This allows for an equalization of the air pressure in the ear to the atmosphere. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Always get bad headaches when i lie down -going on for 10 yrs. Also pain when i press on head. Worried it's a brain tumour. Ears click when i swallow.
Whenever i exhale out my mouth my ears click. It also happens when talking. It clicks afterwards. What could this be and will it go away?
Please help for ist 4days- ear pain, eardurms(retracted), ear fullness then- tinnitus, ear crackling on swallow, earfullness(sometimes) no hearing loss?
See an ENT doctor: Ear pain and fullness can be due to tmd (temporo-mandibular disorder). Retraction of drum may indicate eustachian tube obstruction, but that requires a specialist's observation. Crackling on swallowing is normal. The presence of normal hearing strongly indicates no pathology in the external or middle ear. ...Read more
Ear vs TMJ: ear clicking that occurs primarily with swallowing is the opening of the eustachian tube. "Ear" clicking that occurs with chewing is usually jaw joint - TMJ. If you have associated jaw symptoms, jaw pain, limited oral opening, that would suggest jaw causation. If it concerns you, see ENT doc first, if ear negative, ask your dentist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am sick and my ears are clogged. I have tried swallowing, popping them, chewing gum and even putting ear medicine in them. What should I do? Word2
Try nose spray: You may want to try a nasal decongestant like afrin or neosynephrine for 3 days as directed. There is a tube between the inside of the ear and the back of the nose which gets swollen when you are sick with a cold, etc. The sprays can help sometimes decrease swelling and open up the ears and help you pop them gently. You can also take a pill decongestant which might help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am sick and my ears are clogged. I have tried swallowing, popping them, chewing gum and even putting ear medicine in them. What should I do?
I am sick and my ears are clogged. I have tried swallowing, popping them, chewing gum and even putting ear medicine in them. What should I do? Word
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