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Dr. John Van der Werff
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Can TMJ cause clogged ears when eating?

Can TMJ cause clogged ears when eating?

Maybe: I would suggest having someone check your ears and if there is no problem see someone who can diagnose and treat TMJ problems. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrea Brand
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Dr. R Lee Hinson
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What causes clogged ears ? And popin them all the time ? Bedside tmj

What causes clogged ears ? And popin them all the time ? Bedside tmj

The most common: Cause of clogged ears is ear wax. The accumulation can be considerable over time. Consult with your PCP or an otolaryngologist to have your ears checked. A quick exam can confirm or rule out a wax issue. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrea Brand
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Dr. Taylor Pollei
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Can TMJ cause my right ear to feel clogged? ENT doctor said that my ear was fine but it feels blocked all the time.

Yes, but...: It can be dental in origin, but there are other diseases that cause ear fullness with a normal ear exam. Eustacian tube dysfunction for example can present as you complained. Reviewing your conditions you noted above makes me think that TMJ is the most likely however. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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My ear feels clogged I do have some pain, then when i open and close my mouth everyone can hear the the crackling sound and it blowing my nose dose not help also I do not have water in it. Could it be an ear infection?

Hello. : Hello. You could have an infection or you might simply have congestion that is preventing your eustachian tube from draining fluids from your middle ear. You might wish to try an oral decongestant. Afrin is also very effective. It is a nasal spray that helps reduce swelling. However, it should only be used up to twice a day for a maximum of 3 to 5 days. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Been having problem with my jaw and parts of my gum hurting plus stuffy nose and sore throat. Also have had clogged ears. Could it be sinus related?

Been having problem with my jaw and parts of my gum hurting plus stuffy nose and sore throat. Also have had clogged ears. Could it be sinus related?

Could be: But could also be viral or bacterial infection, with or without coincidental gum disease, infected teeth, TMJ dysfunction, infected ear, eustacian tube, tonsils, etc. In other words, please see your physian and possibly also your dentist for examination and definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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Colds for 5 days.clogged ears after blowing and slight ringing of ears..please help?

Colds for 5 days.clogged ears after blowing and slight ringing of ears..please help?

Symptoms could be: viral syndrome. Generally viral symptoms could if uncomplicated treated with decongestants, increased warm fluids and otc analgesics and expectorates as indicated. If symptoms persist or worsen urgent care or PCP visit. ...Read more

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Dr. Bernstein Joel
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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Can you advise me on flying with clogged ears tips?

Can you advise me on flying with clogged ears tips?

Not sure: I am not sure what you mean by "clogged ear tips". If you have middle ear fluid, then you should not fly because of potentially serious complications, such as bleeding into the ear, sudden deafness, and even a perforation. You need a diagnosis before you fly. ...Read more

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Dr. Harold Kim
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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What is the best way unclog clogged ears?

What is the best way unclog clogged ears?

Depends on cause: If it is wax or something in your ear canal, your ENT would be best to unclog it. If it is fluid behind your ear drum, either time or a myringotomy (incision in ear drum) performed by your ENT are best answers. ...Read more

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Dr. Phillip Goebel
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Normal to have clogged ears after flu?

Normal to have clogged ears after flu?

Yes: Respiratory viruses can cause inflammation of the Eustachian tubes. These tubes allow you to equalize pressures in your ears. Decongestants or nasal saline rinses can help. If it is not improving, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Ihle
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How lomg will it take for Mucinex to clear my clogged ears?

How lomg will it take for Mucinex to clear my clogged ears?

Lossens lung crud: Never heard of it 4 ears. If a wax impaction it's no good, needs 2 b physically removed. If inner ear need ENT eval. ...Read more

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