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What causes my ears to pop and feel almost like water is in them?

What causes my ears to pop and feel almost like water is in them?

Pop and water in the: This complaint may be due to either water or wax that are trapped in your outer ear canal, fluid collection behind your ear drum as commonly happens after a cold, dysfunction of the connection between the middle ear and the back of the nose (the eustachian tube) as occurs commonly with nasal congestion/cold, bubbles naturally found in the lower jaw joint or when the ear drum is perforated. ...Read more

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My left ear has been "popping" for a couple weeks now. Doesn't hurt or anything but it's annoying. Water noise Always triggers the popping! ?

My left ear has been "popping" for a couple weeks now. Doesn't hurt or anything but it's annoying. Water noise Always triggers the popping! ?

Eustachian tube: Sometimes the eustachian tube between the back of the nose and the middle ear is not opening and draining the way it should. Drinking more water can help thin secretions and improve the popping. ...Read more

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I have a cold & have just experienced a popping in both ears. Like my head is under water. I'm also having very bad memory loss half way through talki?

I have a cold & have just experienced a popping in both ears. Like my head is under water. I'm also having very bad memory loss half way through talki?

Get checked now.: The loss of memory is NOT typical of a cold. It is also worrying. Stop any over the counter medications you are taking and do not drink alcohol or use any recreational drugs. Do not drive if you have sudden memory loss. Go to the ED now to be sure something is not seriously wrong with your brain. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you are getting a cold and can hear a bubble-popping/ running water sound in the ear?

What does it mean when you are getting a cold and can hear a bubble-popping/ running water sound in the ear?

Pressure change: The swelling in and behind your nose causes the tube that goes from your nose to your ear to not work properly, thus the pressure change in the ear makes you feel clogged and have popping. ...Read more

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What causes my ears to pop at work?

What causes my ears to pop at work?

Eustachian tube: Eustachian tube dysfunction is the inability to equalize effectively. If you can yawn or swallow to open up your eustachian tube and equalize, that is the most simple solution. Some people will use over-the-counter decongestantl to help with hopeful quick success. If this does not work or this is persistent, you see an md to ensure nothing worse is happening. ...Read more

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What causes my ears to pop extremely loudly when I swallow or wiggle my jaw?

What causes my ears to pop extremely loudly when I swallow or wiggle my jaw?

ETD: Ears popping with swallowing or jaw movement, most commonly, is due to eustachian tube dysfunction. The eustachian tube connects the middle ear with the back of the nose. The muscles of swallowing are also the muscles the open and close the eustachian tube. Colds, allergies, ear infection as well as other swelling and inflammation can lead to eustachian tube dysfunction (etd) and ear popping. ...Read more

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Can a cold cause your ears to pop and crack when swallowing? Does it mean you have fluid? Does that mean you have an inner ear problem?

Can a cold cause your ears to pop and crack when swallowing? Does it mean you have fluid? Does that mean you have an inner ear problem?

Eustacian Tube : The eustacian tube allow you to pressurize the air in the middle ear behind the eardrum (i.e. When flying). This tube opens into the back of the nose. Any swelling in the nose, like a cold, can affect the et, leading to ear pressure change. This does not mean you have fluid in the middle ear- though you may if you can't hear-. It does mean the eusctacian tube is temporarily dysfunctional. ...Read more