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Chest pain, heat in throat (when breathing, not swallowing), ears popping. EGD/24h pH find no acid/erosion. PPIs,diet change ineffective. Whats wrong?

Chest pain, heat in throat (when breathing, not swallowing), ears popping. EGD/24h pH find no acid/erosion. PPIs,diet change ineffective. Whats wrong?

Need an exam: Without knowing your complete medical history, all your symptoms and how often they occur, where located, etc. etc, and the ability to examine you it's not possible to give you any guidance. You need to see a physician for an exam if your problem continues. If necessary get a second opinion. Don't try to diagnose yourself via the internet, you won't be able to. Sorry we couldn't help ...Read more

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Ears Popping (Definition)

Air pressure changes caused by decreases in altitude can cause painful pressure behind the ear drum. You can help your baby equalize the pressure behind the eardrum by encouraging swallowing. On an airplane, begin feeding your baby when the ...Read more


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What to do if ears popping when swallowing and dizziness. any thoughts please?

What to do if ears popping when swallowing and dizziness. any thoughts please?

THOTS: Consider issue with eustacian tube, but need to assess inner ear function and an otolaryngologist can do testing to uncover issues. ...Read more

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Im constantly having to pop my ears even though there is no major elevation changes & my left ear hurts when I swallow, no cold symptoms?

Im constantly having to pop my ears even though there is no major elevation changes & my left ear hurts when I swallow, no cold symptoms?

Eustachian tube: There is a tube that helps keep air in your middle ear that also acts to drain any stray middle ear fluid. This Eustachian tube can become narrow with allergies /irritants/infection and your normal jaw movements can open and close it periodically. The popping is a simple reflection of air movement into the middle ear. ...Read more

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Why do my ears keep popping? Im not changing elevation, just laying in bed.They keep popping when I swallow or yawn.

Why do my ears keep popping? Im not changing elevation, just laying in bed.They keep popping when I swallow or yawn.

Eustachian tube: Your eustachian tube is intermittently being plugged and unplugged. The tube can be very sensitive to swelling such as occurs with viral infection, allergy, or just irritation. Not a major problem if only intermittent and not associated with other symptoms. ...Read more

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Hi i am facing this from last few days 1.clicking noise comes when i swallow sliva. 2.change in voice. 3.hurts when speaks loudly. 4.feel like dry thr?

Hi i am facing this from last few days 1.clicking noise comes when i swallow sliva. 2.change in voice. 3.hurts when speaks loudly. 4.feel like dry thr?

Many things: It is difficult to elucidate the cause of your symptoms over the internet. You should see a doctor in person for a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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I had a small change in my voice in last three weeks, now feel pain while swallowing saliva not while having food or other liquid.Please give an ans?

I had a small change in my voice in last three weeks, now feel pain while swallowing saliva not while having food or other liquid.Please give an ans?

See an ENT: With such limited information it is impossible to give you an answer on a forum such as this. However, an unexplained voice change can be a sign of problems with your vocal chords and/or throat. Add in the pain and that increases the concern. You should see your doctor or an ear/nose/throat (ENT) specialist asap. It may be no big deal, but if it is a big deal waiting will only make it worse. Go! ...Read more

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I had a small change in my voice in last three weeks, now feel pain while swallowing saliva not while having food or other liquid.Please give an ans?

Get care ASAP: You need to get to an oral surgeon or ENT soon, especially if you are a tobacco user, think cancer as worst-case-scenario reason for not waiting ...Read more

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