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Why do my ears feel stuffy and clogged?

Why do my ears feel stuffy and clogged?

Stuffy, clogged ears: It is not uncommon for ears to feel stuffy and clogged when allergies flare up, when you experience a change in altitude or during the course of a cold. Sometimes this can happen as an ear infection evolves. This is from dysfunction of the eustachian tube. Treatment does not always lead to immediate resolution, and can include antihistamines, nasal antinflammatories, and oral steroids. Read more

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Why do I have a cough, sore throat, runny nose, sometimes stuffy and my ears feels clogged

Why do I have a cough, sore throat, runny nose, sometimes stuffy and my ears feels clogged

Sinusitis: You may have sinusitis due to allergies which causes your nose to run, causing a post nasal drip and cough. Also the mucus can backflow into your ears and cause diminished hearing or a clogged up feeling. Read more

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I have high blood pressure. Why do my ears feel clogged when upset?

I have high blood pressure. Why do my ears feel clogged when upset?

Unknown: But some people with high blood pressure experience symptoms like what you describe, including headaches, a full feeling in the head, and throbbing or full sensation of the ears. This might mean that your blood pressure needs better control! Read more

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My ears feel clogged but there is no wax, what is it?

My ears feel clogged but there is no wax, what is it?

Many possibilities: How long has this has been going on and is there a history of an infection or allergies? However, a clogged ear, if not related to wax could be something in the middle ear like a hole in the ear drum, fluid in the middle ear or other middle ear lesions/masses. Sometimes, hearing loss due to middle ear bone problems or inner ear nerve/sensory problems could be involved. You need to see md to check. Read more

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My ears are cloged?

My ears are cloged?

Possibly fluid: If your ears are not clogged with wax in the ear canal, they may be clogged with fluid behind the eardrum, especially if you have had a recent cold. In most people this will get better within three months. If you feel like you cannot hear well or have pain, you should see an ent. Read more

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I developed a cold when I was away well on my flight back home during the descending my ears got clogged and its been a week and there still the same?

I developed a cold when I was away well on my flight back home during the descending my ears got clogged and its been a week and there still the same?

See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. Read more

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One of my ears clogged up?

One of my ears clogged up?

Go: And have a visual inspection with an otoscope, to make sure there is no impacted cerumen, or that there is fluid behind your tympanic membrane. Good luck! Read more

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What should I do if I have a cold and my ears are clogged?

What should I do if I have a cold and my ears are clogged?

Try a decongestant.: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a neti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect ; mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey ; a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Afrin (oxymetazoline) can be effective (but don't use for > 72 hours). Read more

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I'm wondering why are my ears clogged and noises sound distorted?

I'm wondering why are my ears clogged and noises sound distorted?

May be TMD symptom: Assuming that you don't now have a cold or allergy flare ups ruled out. Eustachian tube (et) goes from throat to middle ear to equalize pressure on either side of ear drums. Plugged ears are common symptoms of temporo mandibular dysfunction (tmd). Trigeminal nerve controls the jaw muscles as well as the tiny muscle- tensor veli palatini - that opens eustachian tube. Hence the symptoms. Read more

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What are reasons why my ears are clogged and noises sound distorted?

What are reasons why my ears are clogged and noises sound distorted?

Ear wax or fluid: Your ears maybe clogged with earwax or there maybe fluid in your middle ear usually due to allergies. A simple checkup by your doctor will tell and your doctor can treat it as well. Read more

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My ears are blocked and clogged. I'm unable to hear clearly. What should I do!?

My ears are blocked and clogged. I'm unable to hear clearly. What should I do!?

Get seen, wax likely: You may have 'cerumen' /wax impaction that needs to be removed. Other possiblities are allergy/infection related : eustacian tube dysfunction which may respond to Claritin (loratadine) d or generics. Hope you are better soon! Read more

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My ears feel clogged and gets very sharp pains. My ears are soar? My ears are soar and have very sharp pains what should I do

My ears feel clogged and gets very sharp pains. My ears are soar? My ears are soar and have very sharp pains what should I do

You: You may be dealing with an ear infection (otitis media), a sinus infection, or even cerumen impaction (wax stuck in your ears). The only way to be sure is to visit your doctor for a complete exam. In the meantime try sudafed and advil or tylenol (acetaminophen) for the pain. Best of luck. Read more

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I'm 16 and have a headache and my ears are clogged and a tiny bit painful. The headache comes and goes thrpughout the day. Is it serious?

I'm 16 and have a headache and my ears are clogged and a tiny bit painful. The headache comes and goes thrpughout the day. Is it serious?

Probably not related: A mild ear ache in the absence of a hearing loss is probably not related to headache. If the head ache lasts throughout the day, I wold strongly recommend seeing a neurologist or headache specialist. Read more

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My ears have been clogged for months now and I can pop them any time I want but still don't feel relief also I have ringing in my ears what is wrong?

My ears have been clogged for months now and I can pop them any time I want but still don't feel relief also I have ringing in my ears what is wrong?

I think the problem: Is in your throat or nose, not in your ear. Sounds like the eustachian tube is blocked by swelling caused by infection or allergy. See an ENT specialist if otc antihistamines and nasal sprays don't help. Read more

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My ears seem to be clogged with wax when I wake up in the morning. When I go to be my ears are fine, when I wake up in the morning my ears are clogged with wax; they don't hurt as I wake up, I am not sure but this might be related to eating jalapenos, but

My ears seem to be clogged with wax when I wake up in the morning. When I go to be my ears are fine, when I wake up in the morning my ears are clogged with wax; they don't hurt as I wake up, I am not sure but this might be related to eating jalapenos, but

Wax: Wax would not clear on its own and get bad agin in the morning. It may be that your eustachian tubes that clear the pressure in your ears are getting swollen at night. This can ge due to higher venous pressure from lying down or maybe an allergy to something in your bedroom. Try sleeping with your head elevated. Try an over the counter allergy medicine, as long as you do not have a llergy to them. Loud music can cause the feeling of ear plugging and also ringing in the ears. This can also resolve 24-48 hours afterwards, but can later add up to a permanant hearing loss. Read more

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My ears are clogged and my chest hurts what could be going on with me.

Viral infection: Without exam difficult to guess: can be viral infection, heart ischemia, anxiety, etc. See physician for evaluation. Read more

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My ears feel clogged and I wondered if cerumen impaction?

My ears feel clogged and I wondered if cerumen impaction?

See an ENT Doc: Don't wonder any more, see an ear specialist. That is what we do day in and day out. You need to see and ENT doctor if only to make sure you do not have anything else such as fluid behind your ear drum or even a foreign body in the ear canal. Read more

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My throat is very sore, and my ears feel clogged?

My throat is very sore, and my ears feel clogged?

See dr: Sounds like you may have an infection, see a dr. And get an exam, best wishes. Read more

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What can I do to relieve the pressure in my ears? They're clogged up

What can I do to relieve the pressure in my ears? They're clogged up

Clogged ear: First use wax removal otc medication for 5days, then careful irrigation and finally ENT visit. Thanks. Read more