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Does the eustachian tube go from the ear to the throat?

Does the eustachian tube go from the ear to the throat?

Eustachian Tube: The eustachian tube is also called the pharyngotympanic tube & it extends from the middle ear to the wall of the nasopharynx. ...Read more

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What is the passage from the middle ear to the pharynx called?

What is the passage from the middle ear to the pharynx called?

Eustachian tube: The Eustachian tube (with a capital E) or auditory tube connects the middle ear to the nasopharynx (back of the nose). It is named after anatomist and physician Bartolomeo Eustachi, who lived in the 1500s. ...Read more

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Is the estachian tube below the sinus cavities?

Is the estachian tube below the sinus cavities?

Some sinuses: above ( frontal S.) and some below ( Maxillary S.). ...Read more

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Spasm of the back of the nose is a sign of eustachian tube dysfunction?

Spasm of the back of the nose is a sign of eustachian tube dysfunction?

No, but close.: Signs of eustachian tube dysfunction are ear congestion, ear popping, difficulty hearing, and ear pain. This is caused by nasal tissue swelling, which is also a cause of stuffy nose. ...Read more

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I have bilat ear tubes. The right ear tube is clogged. Can this be done with ear drops? Instead of replacing the tube?

Maybe: An ENT doc can also sometimes push a tiny probe through the tube opening to remove the clog. Adults that are willing to sit still for the procedure find this a simple process, many kids will cooperate for it also. ...Read more

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In which part of the bronchus is endotracheal tube inserted?

In which part of the bronchus is endotracheal tube inserted?

Mainstem: An endotracheal tube is inserted down the throat, sometimes down the nose, but always into the mainstem bronchus and above the carina or the point at which the mainstem bronchus branches in to those branches that head on towards the right and left lungs. ...Read more

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What's the purpose of the outer ear auricle?

What's the purpose of the outer ear auricle?

Outer ear auricle: At one time in our development, the outer ear used to be as big as an elephant's auricle. Only kidding. The purpose of all of the structures of the outer ear are to funnel sound waves down the canal towards the eardrum. A equally good question is why do we have ear wax to clutter the entire system up? ...Read more

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Eustachian tube dysfunction or patulous eustachian tube, what's the difference?

Ear tube issues: The two terms relate to the state of the eustacian tube and the consequences of that state.The patuous description implies the eustacian tube does not open and close in a normal manner. If you station tube is not open and close it is deemed to have dysfunction. This dysfunction may result in autophony, a sensation of hearing an echo in one's head. ...Read more

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Chronic blocked eustachian tube in adults-my husband has had an implant in the art drum to try to drain the middle ear but this has blocked up again?

Chronic blocked eustachian tube in adults-my husband has had an implant in the art drum to try to drain the middle ear but this has blocked up again?

Tube may be plugged: Sometime pe (pressure equalization) tubes fail. When they do return of symptoms is common. Also, pe tubes can be expected to remain in the ear drum for months to years, depending on the type. He should be reevaluated by his ENT doctor. ...Read more

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I used peroxide to clean my ear this morning can the liquid get caught in the middle ear or Eustachian Tube?

I used peroxide to clean my ear this morning can the liquid get caught in the middle ear or Eustachian Tube?

Not usually: If it was applied to the outside part of the ear, then usually no. There is an ear drum that separates the outer ear from the middle ear and the eustachian tube. If there is perforation of the eardrum then potentially the answer is yes. ...Read more

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Where do the Fallopian tubes usually get blocked or scarred is it in the inside of the tube ?

Where do the Fallopian tubes usually get blocked or scarred is it in the inside of the tube ?

Blocked tubes ?: Fallopian tubes become blocked secondary to inflammation, usually caused by infection or endometriosis. The scarring occurs inside the tubes from the origin in the uterus to the end of the tubes. Often, infection does not produce many symptoms, so making sure one's partner(s) is not infectious is very important to preserve fertility. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: abnormalities of the middle ear and eustachian tube?

What is the definition or description of: abnormalities of the middle ear and eustachian tube?

May cause trouble: The pic here shows parts of the ear, including the eustachian tube which drains into the back/side of your throat. When functioning normally i.E when ascending/descending on a plane, u feel pressure in ear, then you swallow and the pressure resolves. When this tube is blocked/abnormal, pressure/junk build up in middle ear area and can get infected=ear infection. Have fun learning. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can I have fluid in the middle ear and an inner ear disorder at same time?

Can I have fluid in the middle ear and an inner ear disorder at same time?

Yes: You can have both of those things at the same time, independent of each other. ...Read more

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Does your ear start popping at the end of a flight with a middle ear infection?

Does your ear start popping at the end of a flight with a middle ear infection?

Ear should pop norml: As you ascend in a pressurized aircraft, some air is likely pushed out of your normal middle ear down your eustachian tube. As you descend & land, the reverse process tries to occur & you may yawn or chew & notice your ear popping. If you have a middle ear infection the fluid in the ear does not compress & you are not likely to have any noticeable popping. ...Read more

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What drains into the TMJ space right under the ear lobe, causing jawbone paine?

What drains into the TMJ space right under the ear lobe, causing jawbone paine?

Nothing: Nothing actually 'drains' into your TMJ space...But the TMJ is a very complex structure that involves bones, an 'articulating disc', muscles and ligaments! there is much that can cause jawbone pain, please get evaluated by a qualified fentist. ...Read more

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