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What are the symptoms of eustachian tube dysfunction and why can I hear clicking noises every time i swallow or yawn?

What are the symptoms of eustachian tube dysfunction and why can I hear clicking noises every time i swallow or yawn?

Ears probs: The clicking sound is probably from your jaw if you clench or grind your teeth. The eutachian tube dysfunction can cause fluid build up behind the ear drum and cause a feeling or ear fullness. It may lead to middle ear infections. ...Read more

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Dr. Franklyn Gergits
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Eustachian Tube Dysfunction (Definition)

This is the structure that helps equalize pressure in the middle ear. When it does not function properly you can suffer from; ear pain, ear fullness, tinnitus, ...Read more


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Eustachian tube dysfunction symptoms?

Hearing loss: Your eustachian tubes connect your space behind your eardrum to the back of your nose. If this tube stops working, then your ear can fill up with fluid or pressure. If it fills up with fluid, you have an effusion and your hearing decreases like you are underwater. If it fills with pressure, you may have ear pain. ...Read more

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What actually is eustachian tube dysfunction and its symptom?Could it be cured?

Ear fullness: The eustachian tube is a muscular tube which connects the middle ear with the back of the nose. It 's function is to equalize the air pressure in the middle ear. It can dysfunction when it gets swollen or closed during a cold, allergies or barotrauma ( pressure changes during flying or scuba diving). Decongestants may help. A consult with your doctor should be obtained before starting treatment ...Read more

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What actually is eustachian tube dysfunction and its symptom? Could it be cured?

Yes: The tensor vili palatini muscle helps open the eustachain tube. When the eustachian tube will not open fluid collects in the middle ear. This causes an infection in young children where tubes are put in the ears to relieve the swelling of the tympanic membrane. However, the real cause is the pressure from the tm condyle which pushes against the posterior of the glenoid fossa. Building up the. ...Read more

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How can i relieve symptoms of ear stuffiness because i suffer from long term eustachian tube dysfunction?

How can i relieve symptoms of ear stuffiness because i suffer from long term eustachian tube dysfunction?

ENT consultation: with the use of nasal lavage, decongestants and intranasal cortisone. Occasionally, oral prednisone may be described; however, I suggest flexible nasopharyngoscopy. ...Read more

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Got Eustachian tube dysfunction symptoms, was trying to pop ear, heard air coming out one ear but not that noticeable I have to blow hard to happen?

Got Eustachian tube dysfunction symptoms, was trying to pop ear, heard air coming out one ear but not that noticeable I have to blow hard to happen?

, may have ruptured: ear drum may have ruptured by blowing so hard but usually insignificant based on just blowing . will usually resolve , unless pain no need to see ENT dr. , don't blow too hard. consider nasal steroids like Flonase to open eustacian tubes , may take a week to work well. ...Read more

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What is eustachian tube dysfunction, bilateral?

As follows.: The main symptom is muffled or dulled hearing. You may also have ear pain because the eardrum is tensed and stretched. Other symptoms that may also develop include a feeling of fullness in the ear, ringing or buzzing in the ear (tinnitus) and dizziness. One or both ears may be affected. See ENT doc to manage this problem. ...Read more

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How long does eustachian tube dysfunction last?

Varies: This is common after an episode of otitis media and can persist up to 3 months. However, there are people who live with it constantly and may need intervention such as placing an ear tube. Decongestants have not been shown to help but gentle ear popping can. Studies are looking into whether medicines like Flonase (an intranasal steroid) help or not. ...Read more

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Eustachian tube dysfunction, where do I go for help?

See ENT: To make the most accurate diagnosis see ENT who works with audiologist. Many conditions act like etd such as tmj. ...Read more

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How can I know if I have eustachian tube dysfunction?

Eustacian tube: you might notice something called autophony where you hear your voice in your head somewhat like an echo. If this is common it basically clinches the diagnosis of eustachian tube dysfunction ...Read more