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What kind of allergy test(s) should I take to find out what's causing eustachian tube dysfunction?

What kind of allergy test(s) should I take to find out what's causing eustachian tube dysfunction?

Eustachian tube: dysfunction usually occurs when the said tube malfunctions, typically when obstructed. You will best off under the care of the otolaryngologist to direct management needed. Take care! www.healthtap.com/dr-nnebe ...Read more

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 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

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What drugs should i use for eustachian tube dysfunction?

Eustachian tube: The only drugs you should use for this is the prescription from your primary doctor. ...Read more

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Can a loud rock concert cause Eustachian tube dysfunction?

Long term loud noise: can eventually lead to ringing in ears, hearing problems, etc. Eustachian tube issues are typically from blockage/infection. Please see your doc. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: eustachian tube dysfunction?

What is the definition or description of: eustachian tube dysfunction?

Eustachian tube: 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, dizziness, ear infections etc... ...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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